Regarding traumatic brain injury. Does recovery occurs at primary injury or secondary injury?

Please clarify. I am not understanding the question on traumatic brain injury and how recovery takes place...Or when? Would like to help you understand this entity a bit better.

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When I was 18 I had a traumatic brain injury from a motorcycle accident. Is any further recovery after 3 years likely?

Maybe some. Its a more complex question than may be readily apparent. Generally, individuals are considered to be at maximum improvement at 2 years, which is long after the rate of recovers is very noticeable. However, having testing people sequentially for beyond that time, we do see some milder less significant gains. Complexity is added in that at 18 a males frontal lobes are still being myelinated. Read more...
No. Recovery from brain injury is usually maximal at 1 to 2 years. Further recovery after that is unlikely, though there may be some benefit in continuing with cognitive therapy if it is helpful. Read more...

Tips for recovering regarding traumatic brain injury?

Brain stimulation . Brain stimulation using audio visual aides, puzzles, games and also physical exercise would help in the recovery process. Read more...
Cognitive rehabilita. Approaches for management include consultation with a rehabilitation team which can provide cognitive rehabilitation, organizational strategies and medication if necessary. Specialists would include a speech and language therapist for the organizational strategies, a neuropsychologist for the cognitive testing and a physiatrist if medication is necessary. Read more...

What's a traumatic brain injury?

Brain damage. Tbi- traumatic brain injury is when the brain is injured from a strike, fall, accident, explosion or any other concussive injury to the head injuring the underlying soft brain tissue. They can be mild from concussion to severe such as persistent vegetative state. Read more...
Varying definitions. As others note this reflects an injury to the brain which can be very mild and usually with transitory effects to very severe with permanent and life-changing effects. See http://cpancf.Com/headinjuryclassification.Asp. Read more...
Damage from trauma. A traumatic brain injury is brain damage due to trauma to the head and brain, as opposed to infection, spontaneous hemorrhage from an aneurysm, damage due to inadequate breathing, low blood sugar or other metabolic abnormalities. Read more...