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Getting back to work after brain injury

While not everyone can return to employment after brain injury, for many people it is a realistic and often essential goal. A long absence and the ongoing effects of a brain injury can make it seem ov...

Get Your Memory Back After Stroke or TBI

Memory loss is a common symptom after TBI or stroke, but there are things you can do to help get your memory back. Just like exercising your muscles can help improve mobility after a stroke, giving yo...

Brain Injuries Heal Faster If You Get Active Early

When Kate Klein began working as a nurse in the Cleveland Clinic’s Neurointensive Care Unit, one of the first things she noticed was that her patients spent a lot of time in bed. She knew patien...

Why is Mommy Different now? Explaining Brain Injury to Children

Having a parent with a TBI can be frightening for a child who looks to them to provide strength and safety. Here is some help on how to explain it to a child in a way they can understand and accept it...

Sexuality After Traumatic Brain Injury

Changes in sexual functioning are common after TBI. If you are experiencing sexual problems, there are things you can do to help resolve these problems. The information below describes common sexual p...

Anger and Frustration After Brain Injury

Anger is a very common problem after brain injuries. When someone with a brain injury has a problem with anger, there are usually several causes acting in combination. Some people are angry about the ...

9 Things NOT to Say to Someone with a Brain Injury

Brain injury is confusing to people who don’t have one. It’s natural to want to say something, to voice an opinion or offer advice, even when we don’t understand. And when you care for a loved one wit...

Debunking the myths about Brain Injury

Brain injury recovery is not a straight line – there are ups and downs and a plateau may occur, but that doesn’t mean recovery has stopped! Brain injury, whether from TBI or stroke, is a complex ...

Pets can help with Brain Rehabilitation

Survivors of trauma, illness or injury often find comfort and support from companion animals during the process of brain rehabilitation. From the daily comfort of your own dog or cat to specially trai...