As we mark Brain Injury Awareness Month, which occurs in March of each year, I’m heartened to see progress in the attention given to the needs of TBI patients through new research initiatives, books dedicated to recovery, and more extensive resources within the TBI community. Still, much about healing the brain after trauma remains a mystery. As we continue to uncover the brain’s ability to rewire itself due to neuroplasticity, further efforts are needed to address the silent epidemic of brain injuries, particularly in the area of diagnosis and treatment in the months and years after the injury.

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