Using poetically descriptive phrases, Leigh depicts the trials and trauma of brain injury. Using the method of alternating perspectives, dancing between the patient, the patient’s wife, and the patient’s doctor, the reader receives a triangular view of the recovery process. 770 more words
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1. When did you get your concussions, and how did they happen?
I grew up playing competitive soccer, but I never experienced a concussion until July 2013, when I was 25. 772 more words
Good news from the doctor today. We get to fold up the wheelchair. Yeah!!! Crutches are next in line to be used with a cast. Can you imagine how hard it would be to walk using crutches and holding up one foot with a heavy cast on your foot. 111 more words
March is Brain Injury Awareness Month! I’ve realized that while I’ve focused on the emotional component of my concussion, I’ve bypassed the first step: EXPLAINING WHAT A CONCUSSION IS. 1,913 more words
Did you know March is National Brain Injury Month?
Why is this important?
FACTS about TBI in the USA from BrainTrauma.org
Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) is the leading cause of death and disability in children and adults from ages 1 to 44. 641 more words