Coping with the Imbalance of Giving and Receiving in Caregiving
Some caregivers I know feel as if they are giving to the point of depletion. While some who have sustained a TBI and receive care may feel powerless and resentful with no control. This imbalance on both ends can create friction and despair.
Comparing Traumatic Brain Injury and Anoxic Brain Injury in Rehabilitation
Are there differences in recovery rates?
The Gift of a Head Injury
A brain injury can be a precious gift. The existential crisis that more than likely occurs when you have an injured brain is a catalyst that can change your life positively forever.
Hemianopsia and Driving: Are We Asking the Right Questions?
The question really is "which people with hemianopsia can drive" not "can they?"
Weight Loss After TBI?
Loss of taste or smell can cause a person to lose or gain weight post-TBI.
The Bizarre Disorder of Hemineglect
Patients who have right parietal damage and suffer from left hemineglect will often copy only the right half of a drawing, eat the food off only the right side of their plate and disown their left limbs.
Michael Wight and Elementary School After TBI
After a severe TBI at age 4, Michael Wight is now in fourth grade at Switlik Elementary, where they call him "the mayor." He attends class with other fourth graders and also gets help from a special education teacher, speech therapist, and physical therapist.