A brain injury usually means a radical upheaval in your life. It can have an impact on your thinking, your behavior, your memory and your physical possibilities. If brain damage results in muscle retraction or stiffness, or spasticity, Medtronic’s advanced technology solution may be useful in some cases of brain injury.
Definition of Acquired Brain Injury
Acquired brain injury is a brain injury that is not due to an inherited, congenital or degenerative condition and is not related to pregnancy or childbirth.
Most often, an acquired brain injury causes changes in the activity of neurons nerve cells. These changes affect one or more functional areas such as cognition, speech, language and communication, memory, attention and concentration possibilities, logical thinking, abstract thinking, psychosocial behavior, treatment of the subject information and physical functions. An example of acquired brain injury is traumatic brain injury resulting from an injury, for example during an accident.
Definition of a Traumatic Brain Injury
A traumatic brain injury is the result of a blow to the head or penetration of the head, causing a disruption of brain function. Traumatic brain injury may be mild a brief change in mental status or awareness to a severe longer period of unconsciousness or amnesia after the injury. Brain injury can lead to short and long term problems related to motor