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Brain Stimulation Therapy May Increase Motor Skills of Brain Injured Victims

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Brain Stimulation Therapy May Increase Motor Skills of Brain Injured Victims

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Scientists have developed a new method of administering a mild electrical current to improve motor skills in a traumatic brain injury victim.

The newly discovered method of treatment was published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. The study followed subjects who had suffered from stroke and traumatic brain injury (TBI) and placed victims in a duration of tests including squeezing a joy stick during a computerized targeting game.

The participants were divvied into two separate groups; one group received the real electrical current, a method known as the transcranial direct current stimulation (tDCS), while the other group received only a mock simulation of tDCS. The first group that received the real tDCS therapy was found to have “improved significantly more than that of the control group,” according to news reports on the study.

What is Traumatic Brain Injury?

According to the National Center for Injury Prevention and Control (NCIPC), which is part of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), a traumatic brain injury occurs after a “blow or jolt to the head or penetrating head injury” occurs, disrupting the regular functions of the brain.

A brain injury can vary in severity as well as stages — from mild to moderate to severe and fatal. No matter if a TBI victim shows no signs of an injury, it is important to receive medical assistance, as the onset of brain injury side effects may occur much later, and become more harmful to a victim.

The CDC reports that if an individual is involved in an incident, but are unsure if they suffer from TBI, that they should try to recount whether or not they have been victim to any of the following brain injury signs and symptoms:

* headache

* continued neck pain

* difficulty remembering/concentrating

* slowness in actions/thoughts

* easily confused

* feelings of sleepiness/exhaustion

* dizziness

* blurred vision

* sensitivity to light

* loss of sense of smell/taste

* ringing in the ears

* nausea

* mood changes

* sleep pattern changes/disruptions

Seeking Assistance

It is common for a traumatic brain injury patient to feel stress and isolation after such an incident occurs. However, it is essential that a TBI victim receive the appropriate diagnosis and treatment for their condition, which is vital to their improvement and success in overcoming such an injury.

Additionally, brain injured victims may find it necessary to locate an experienced brain injury lawyer who can offer details into the victim’s unique traumatic brain injury case. If a TBI victim suffers from job loss or loss of income as well as increasing medical bills or onset of disabilities, they may be eligible to receive monetary compensation for their brain injury.

Such an injury and the after effects of a TBI incident may result in huge financial tolls on a victim, their family and friends, which is why creating a traumatic brain injury lawsuit is a possibility to consider as monetary funds may be compensated to a victim for the loss and difficulty endured.

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