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What do you do if brain damage from car wreck? Can you be ok again?
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In brief: Course of TBI
A traumatic brain injury can occur in mva's and often is mild and minor. Spontaneous brain healing can usually occur maximally over the first 6-12 months, but improve further up to 18-24 months.
Neuropsychological testing can be useful, and cognitive-behavioural therapies can assist coping. Medicines may help memory or emotional consequences.

In brief: Course of TBI
A traumatic brain injury can occur in mva's and often is mild and minor. Spontaneous brain healing can usually occur maximally over the first 6-12 months, but improve further up to 18-24 months.
Neuropsychological testing can be useful, and cognitive-behavioural therapies can assist coping. Medicines may help memory or emotional consequences.
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Dr. Olav Jaren
Neurology
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In brief: Sometimes, yes
Brain damage after a car wreck is variable.
For some people, there may be a mild concussion. This can improve in days or weeks. For others, there can be a severe injury, like a contusion, but there can still be a complete recovery in weeks or months. For very severe injuries, like those that cause a coma, there may be recovery, but the recovery may not be complete, even after years.

In brief: Sometimes, yes
Brain damage after a car wreck is variable.
For some people, there may be a mild concussion. This can improve in days or weeks. For others, there can be a severe injury, like a contusion, but there can still be a complete recovery in weeks or months. For very severe injuries, like those that cause a coma, there may be recovery, but the recovery may not be complete, even after years.
Dr. Olav Jaren
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Dr. Ernest Bordini
Clinical Psychology
In brief: More info
The course of recovery, permanency or complete resolution also often depends on the severity and complications of the injury such as anoxia, hypoxia, herniation, etc.
Age, prior injuries, health, pre-existing neurological disease, and other factors can also impact prognosis.

In brief: More info
The course of recovery, permanency or complete resolution also often depends on the severity and complications of the injury such as anoxia, hypoxia, herniation, etc.
Age, prior injuries, health, pre-existing neurological disease, and other factors can also impact prognosis.
Dr. Ernest Bordini
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