Are there different types of brain injury?

There are a whole bunch of different kinds of brain injuries. Sometimes the easiest way to start is when we talk about closed head injuries versus open head injuries. A closed head injury is, there’s no skull fracture. Well, just because a person’s skull isn’t fractured, does that mean that their brain didn’t suffer a traumatic injury? Of course not. All we have to do is look at what’s going on in the NFL, and you know all you need to know about closed head injuries. They’re real, they’re permanent. It’s a big deal.

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