All posts in 'TBI Voices'

Frontal Lobe Issues: No Preparation Before Discharge

Posted on January 7th, 2013 · Posted in TBI Voices

Frontal Lobe Issues: Craig Part Eleven Craig discusses some of the problems that he is having with frontal lobe issues and how there wasn’t any preparation for this when he was discharged. Amnesia One of the Frontal Lobe Issues While we were off camera, you had some additional thoughts about..
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Return To Work After Brain Injury:Only Bright Spot

Posted on January 3rd, 2013 · Posted in TBI Voices

Return to Work After Brain Injury: Craig Part Ten  Craig talks about his return to work after brain injury, his trials on keeping his marriage together and the rehabilitation plan.   So in that period of time in between three weeks and three months, the only treatment you were getting..
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TBI Marital Problems: Marital Help Fell Thru Cracks

Posted on January 2nd, 2013 · Posted in TBI Voices

TBI Marital Problems: Craig Part Nine  To say that Craig’s TBI marital problems are a familiar story to me understates, the significance of that issue in my career. The first brain injured clients were not personal injury cases, but severe brain injury survivors who had been charged with domestic violence...
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Going Home After TBI: Only Vague Memories of Going Home

Posted on December 31st, 2012 · Posted in TBI Voices

Going Home After TBI: Craig Part Eight   In Part Eight, Craig tells us about his experience with going home after TBI.  He has very little memory of this and what he does have is vague. Difficulties with Going Home After TBI Let’s get a sense of time.  You are..
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TBI Seizures: Diagnosed with Severe TBI with Seizures

Posted on December 28th, 2012 · Posted in TBI Voices

TBI Seizures: Craig Part Seven  Craig tells us about the TBI seizures he suffered in which the medical staff misdiagnosed and called them “shakes” such as in Parkinson’s Disease.   Have you ever gone back to look at your hospital records before your initial hospitalization and those re-admissions?  Yeah, I..
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Suicidal Side Effects of Medications Prescribed

Posted on December 27th, 2012 · Posted in TBI Voices

 Suicidal Side Effects of Medication: Craig Part Six Craig continues his story talking about the suicidal side effects of the medications that were prescribed to him by his doctor. He explains that his doctor was just trying to help but didn’t understand brain injury so he prescribed psychotropic drugs which..
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Mild Traumatic Brain Injury: Daughter and Niece

Posted on December 26th, 2012 · Posted in TBI Voices

Mild Traumatic Brain Injury: Craig Part Five  Craig discusses with us regarding his daughter and niece that were in the accident with him and their mild traumatic brain injury. Both his daughter and his niece went un-diagnosed at the time of the accident.  His niece had a mild concussion and..
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Before Traumatic Brain Injury: Who Was this TBI Survivor

Posted on December 21st, 2012 · Posted in TBI Voices

Before Traumatic Brain Injury: Craig Part Four   Craig shares with us on who he was before traumatic brain injury and the dramatic changes in his life from before traumatic brain injury to after. At three weeks they think you’re stable enough to go home?  Yes. But you don’t stay..
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Frontal Lobe Damage: Drifting In and Out of Coma

Posted on December 20th, 2012 · Posted in TBI Voices

Frontal Lobe Damage: Craig Part Three  Craig Talks about the part of the brain that was damaged that caused his coma that he drifted in and out of.  In his case it was frontal lobe damage. What part of your brain did you injure?  What was the nature of your..
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Brain Injury Survival: Early Morning Drunk Collides with Family

Posted on December 18th, 2012 · Posted in TBI Voices

Brain Injury Survival: Craig Part Two    While this interview will delve into more than just the story of brain injury survival, it will evolve from the foundation of our normal interview approach: The Story of Craig’s Brain Injury Survival Caused by a Drunk Driver You’re a victim of brain..
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