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A neurological injury may have different types of symptoms, including:
Physical symptoms include:
Emotional symptoms include feelings of:
Cognitive symptoms of a neurological injury include:
Sleep problems following a neurological injury include:
When a traumatic brain injury is severe or is not properly treated, it can result in many long-term effects, including:
TBIs are usually caused by a sudden blow to the head, which can occur in:
Some traumatic brain injury (TBI) symptoms, such as loss of consciousness, may occur right away. However, other symptoms may not manifest right away. Some may even take months to develop. If you suffered a blow to the head or otherwise suspect you could have a TBI, watch out for these common symptoms:
There are various types of treatments for TBIs, including:
If you make a claim under an auto insurance, workers’ compensation insurance, or disability insurance policy, you may be requested to attend an independent medical exam. This type of exam is given for the purpose of gathering more information about your injury and to determine if it is covered by insurance.
Electroencephalograms (EEGs) are non-invasive tests that measure electrical impulses in the body, specifically in the brain. It is a brain imaging test that uses scalp electrodes to measure the fluctuations in voltage caused by the mass electrical activity of neurons. Electromyography (EMG) is a technique that records electrical activity that skeletal muscles produce.