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A traumatic brain injury (TBI) is brain damage caused by a blow to the head or another trauma that harms the head, such as an accident. Concussion is a very common type of TBI. Treatment is intended to prevent further brain damage and preserve function and mental health.
Arizona’s finest neurological care is available at Dignity Health, including TBI treatment, in Arizona. Learn more about our comprehensive neurology services at each state-of-the-art location:
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Traumatic brain injuries can range from mild to severe. Treatment depends on the severity and extent of the injury. All known and suspected TBIs must be evaluated by a medical professional.
Treatments may include:
Stabilizing the patient and preventing further brain damage is the first goal of treatment and may require emergency intervention.
The full extent of the injury — and need for further treatment — may not be immediately apparent. Your health care provider will keep you informed and discuss the pros and cons of various treatment options.
Falls, injuries, and accidents are among the most common causes of TBI. To help reduce your risk of TBI:
Evidence shows the damage from traumatic brain injury may build up over time. Make sure you follow all treatment and therapy instructions to help ensure a full recovery.
Dignity Health provides comprehensive traumatic brain injury (TBI) treatment in Arizona.