How Brain and Head Injuries Occur

One of the most common and debilitating injuries suffered by drivers and passengers is an acquired brain injury caused by the head being hit or hitting an object violently (called a traumatic brain injury) . Symptoms can be mild, moderate or severe, depending on the extent of damage to the brain and the area affected.  Even when there is no visible sign of trauma (i.e. cuts or bruises), the brain may have been jostled inside the skull due to the force of impact causing bruising, bleeding and swelling of the brain.

Effects of Brain and Head Injuries

Any injury related to the brain or head could be life threatening, it is crucial to seek a health care provider as soon as possible before symptoms progress. Some symptoms of brain and head injuries include, but are not limited to:

  • Retrograde Amnesia.
  • Anterograde Amnesia.
  • Concussion.
  • Traumatic Brain Injury.
  • Losing Consciousness.
  • Vomiting.
  • Nausea.
  • Problems Walking.
  • Sleepiness.

Treatment of Brain and Head Injuries

Firstly, diagnosing what kind of brain or head injury is critical, it is important to understand what injury you have in order to heal it. Some diagnostic methods are:

  • CT scan.
  • MRI.
  • MRS.

There are many approaches one can take to treat brain or head injuries such as:

  • Acupuncture - Promote blood flow and relax the body.
  • Chiropractic Rehabilitation - assess if there are any spinal injuries.
  • Physiotherapy - Return movement back to the upper half of the body.
  • Athletic Therapy - Condition an individual to return back to exercise and daily activities.
  • Surgery - There are a variety of surgeries pending on the severity.
  • Medication (consult a doctor).


If you suffer from brain and head injuries due to an automobile incident and want a natural approach to health, we can help. Our Mississauga clinics have an approach to better health.

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