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The rehabilitation process for brain injuries is a long road

South Carolina residents who have suffered head injuries or have family members who have, know that the rehabilitation process can be long and taxing. Brain injuries, depending on their severity, can affect different areas of the body in various ways. A rehabilitative schedule will be created depending on a person’s specific needs.

Brain injuries can have physical and psychological consequences. Victims are left having to relearn to use their bodies, or adjust to any limitations they now face. Many also have to relearn how to think and talk or find new ways to communicate. All of this is, understandably, frustrating and certainly not easy.

After suffering a brain injury, one will have different rehabilitative options from which to choose. There are the more traditional therapies such as speech, occupational, neurobehavioral and physical therapies. There are also alternative options, such as hyperbaric treatments, meditation and biofield therapies. Regardless of which therapy options are utilized, medical and other specialists will be involved in both the care and treatment planning.

All of the therapies listed and the many others that are available take time and come at a cost. There are also no guarantees of full recovery. South Carolina residents who have suffered brain injuries due to the negligence of others may seek to have their care, recoveries and any other losses compensated. This can be done by successfully navigating civil claims against the person or person’s believed responsible. Through successful litigation, maximum compensation for any damages resulting from one’s injuries may be awarded.

Source: brainline.org, “Brain Injury Rehabilitation“, Accessed on Feb. 21, 2017

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