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When you woke up in the hospital, you felt groggy and a little disconnected. You had someone come to explain to you that you'd been involved in a traffic accident. The next several days were a blur as you went through various tests and slowly started to recover.

Not all brain injuries are recoverable

Brain injuries can be both moderate and severe. Some symptoms can last for shorter or longer periods. How long they linger varies depending on the nature of the injury. These symptoms can severely impact an individual's quality of life. One of the most common types of brain injuries is a concussion. They can be both severe and mild.

Traumatic brain injuries: causes and types

Traumatic brain injuries refer to any injuries that disrupt normal brain function. They can be caused by a blow to the head, by having the head violently shaken or by having something penetrate the skull. Montana residents should know that there are various causes of TBIs and many degrees of severity.

Traumatic brain injuries in children

Car accidents and falls may lead to traumatic brain injury diagnoses for many Montana residents of all ages. Children may experience more severe TBI symptoms that have long-term health consequences. In some cases, pediatric TBI may be harder to diagnose and treat. This sort of injury may have long-term effects on a child's neurological development and overall health.

Falls and brain injuries

Many people in Montana equate brain injuries with serious car and motorcycle accidents or sports injuries, but falls are another common cause. Hitting the head can result in a variety of symptoms, depending on the type of fall and location and impact to the head. 

Brain injury results in man's death, lawsuit blames restaurant

When people are participating in activities at their supermarket or other local establishments, they often do not think twice about their chances of getting critically hurt. However, because some business owners in Montana neglect to properly maintain the premises of their facility, it could leave customers at an increased risk of suffering an injury. 

Is there a blood test for concussions?

After a car accident in Montana, you may receive the unfortunate news that you have a brain injury. Sometimes the injured party may even be another family member. Brain injuries can severely impact a person’s physical and mental health. Because of this, doctors often order a mandatory CT scan.

Are all brain injuries the same?

An injury to the brain is always serious, but people in Montana should understand that not all brain injuries are the same. They can vary in severity due to the cause of the injury as well as the type and impact of force, and the effects of a brain injury can vary greatly as well.

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