Tag Archives: Defense and Veterans Brain Injury Center

There is Hope for TBI Recovery

By Danielle M. Bolton, Naval Hospital Camp Lejeune Public Affairs Traumatic brain injuries have come to the forefront of service members minds as medical facilities look for innovative ways to treat what they cannot see. The Naval Hospital Camp Lejeune, Intrepid Spirit Concussion Recovery Center, whose mission is to provide state of the art precision brain injury recovery medical care …

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Preventing TBI for all Ages

By Suzanne G. Martin, Senior Scientist/Clinical Psychologist with Defense and Veterans Brain Injury Center The weather is warmer, the sun is shining and it’s a great time for outdoor sports and summer fun. Unfortunately, it is also a time when summer activities can sometimes lead to serious injuries – like a traumatic brain injury. A traumatic brain injury can be …

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The Brain and Concussion: Protect Your Strongest Weapon

By Capt. Jack Tsao, director, traumatic brain injury programs, U.S. Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery March is Brain Injury Awareness Month and therefore an opportunity to discuss the current state of traumatic brain injury (TBI) in the Navy. Let’s start with some TBI basics! Where do you think most Sailors and Marines sustain TBIs? If you guessed that the vast majority …

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