Brain Stimulation Shows Promise As Aid To Recovery from TBI

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[Source: Psych Daily]

Low-impulse electrical brain stimulation may help improve neural function in patients who have mild traumatic brain injury (TBI) with persistent post-concussion symptoms, according to a new pilot study by researchers at the University of California San Diego School of Medicine and Veterans Affairs San Diego Healthcare System (VASDHS).

TBI is a leading cause of sustained physical, cognitive, emotional and behavioral problems in both the civilian population (primarily due to motor vehicle accidents, sports, falls and assaults) and among military personnel (blast injuries). In most of these cases, injury is deemed mild (75 percent of civilians, 89 percent of military) and typically resolves in days.

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