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Complications associated with traumatic brain injuries

If you or a loved one has ever suffered a traumatic brain injury, you may understand just how devastating and long-term the effects of the wound can prove to be. TBIs are generally grouped into one of three categories based on severity, and they may be considered mild, moderate or severe.

What parents should know about cerebral palsy

When your baby is born, you want everything to go perfectly. Sometimes things go wrong along the way that result in fetal distress and may lead to birth injuries. Cerebral palsy is one of the most common of these injuries and can be present in various levels of severity. Cerebral palsy cannot be cured. It is up to parents, educators, and medical professionals to work with the child’s specific level of disability to improve the child’s quality of life as much as possible. Some of the challenges that those with cerebral palsy face include: