What is Acquired Brain Injury?

An Acquired Brain Injury (ABI) usually results from trauma to the head or body resulting in brain damage. An object that penetrates brain tissue, such as a bullet or shattered piece of skull, also can cause traumatic brain injury.

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Mild trauma may affect your brain temporarily through swelling or a controlled bleed and can be reversible. More-serious traumatic brain injury can result in bruising, torn tissues, bleeding and other physical damage to the brain. Minor Injuries can be treated with positive outcomes however more serious injuries can result in long term complications.