A traumatic brain injury (TBI) is an injury to the brain caused by an external force after birth. Common causes of a traumatic brain injury include gunshot wounds, motor vehicle crashes, assaults, or falling and striking your head.
An acquired brain injury (ABI) includes all types of traumatic brain injuries and also brain injuries caused after birth by cerebral vascular accidents (commonly known as stroke), loss of oxygen to the brain or infections in the brain.
Some important items to consider about brain injury treatment are:
The Brain Injury Association of Maryland (BIAMD) is a chartered state affiliate of the Brain Injury Association of America. It advances brain injury prevention, research, treatment, and education to improve the quality of life for all people affected by brain injury. BIAMD is dedicated to increasing access to quality healthcare and raising awareness and understanding of brain injury.
For more in-depth assistance, contact your local MAP office directly or call the statewide toll-free number (1-844-627-5465).
301 West Preston Street Suite 1007, Baltimore, MD 21201
(410)-767-1100, or 1 (844) 627 5465