During a traumatic brain injury and early stages of recovery, people may experience many changes. Because of damage to the brain, they may feel confused or disoriented. Or, they may have trouble with some physical activity. Luckily, there are many types of brain injury therapies and TBI rehabilitation that can help. This comic helps explain some common therapies that may help after TBI.
This infocomic follows a patient through different kinds of therapy in the hospital as he prepares to return home after his injury. It also explains the following TBI rehabilitation therapies and professionals that can help people with TBI:
- Physical therapy
- Speech and cognitive therapy
- Occupational therapy
- Rehabilitation psychologist
- Rehab-focused social worker
Information Source of Understanding TBI: Part 1 Infocomic
Part 1 of the Understanding TBI infocomic series is based on the Understanding TBI factsheet series. This factsheet was developed by Thomas Novack, PhD, and Tamara Bushnik, PhD, in collaboration with the Model System Knowledge Translation Center.
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