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Traumatic Brain Injury
  What is a TBI?

  Types of TBI

  Effects of a TBI

  Physiotherapy treatment following a TBI

  Why Manchester Neuro Physio

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Effects of Traumatic Brain Injury

Individuals can present with a huge variety of symptoms following a traumatic brain injury (TBI). These symptoms depend on the type of TBI suffered, its severity, the area of the brain affected and the extent of damage to the brain tissue. Common effects seen are:

  • Physical Changes
    • reduced mobility
    • altered muscle tone � high /low
    • altered movement patterns
    • altered co-ordination
    • altered balance
  • Chronic pain
  • Changes to normal body functions
  • Cognitive deficits
  • Speech and language problems
  • Changes in sensation
  • Perceptual difficulties
  • Visual disturbances
  • Increased or reduced hearing
  • Loss of smell
  • Loss of taste
  • Seizures
  • Social / emotional changes

Traumatic Brain Injury
→ What is a TBI?
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→ Physiotherapy treatment following a TBI
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