TRAUMATIC BRAIN INJURY

TRAUMATIC BRAIN INJURY (TBI)

TBI is the alteration in the function because of an external traumatic force that causes physical damage to the brain.

NEUROREHABILITATION THERAPY AND ITS BENEFITS

  • The treatment should be initiated as soon as the patient´s medical stability is achieved.
  • It is recommended an intensive treatment (minimum of 3 hours a day from Monday to Friday)
  • The neurorehabilitation therapy in the TBI is of vital importance because life expectancy is higher after overcome the acute-phase.
  • During the first 12 months after TBI the patient will observe the recovery.
  • Neurorehabilitation reduces mortality, improves the functional prognosis and promotes a faster return of the patient to home, further reducing the overall costs due to TBI.