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Jun 28, 2021

What online or other type of therapy that can be done at home do you recommend to stimulate memory and speech?

Jun 28, 2021

Why is my son's drop foot not being treated?

My 23-year-old son suffered a severe hypoxic brain injury just over a year ago and is gaining some movement in his arms. I am worried, however, that he is not being treated at all for drop foot. I am concerned that this will impede his chances of walking again.

Jun 28, 2021

I’d like advice about brain fog: how can I force new connections?

My TBI is from 2011, and I’ve never been the same. I’m forcing myself to reconnect by going back to school. I struggle with motivation as well as brain fog. It seems like everything is in the way.

Jun 17, 2021

Does TBI qualify as an increased risk for covid-19?

Should TBI patients be categorized in the same group as others with underlying medical conditions in relation to vaccination priority?

Jun 26, 2021

I'm starting to feel dizzy as I progress through the healing process

I'm not sure if this is because my psychiatrist put me on Aripiprazole so I stopped taking it. I read a lot about bad side effects of this medication. Is my dizziness something that I won't be able to recover from after stopping the medication?

Jun 28, 2021

Which type of rehab is most effective in bringing about a return to everyday activities?

Particularly after the first year or once a TBI patient is released from inpatient care?

Jun 17, 2021

How can I manage photosensitivity or light sensitivity and headaches?

Are there treatments other than pain medications and avoiding lights?