Revivo offers specialized therapy programmes treating ABI/TBI conditions. These therapies include Physiotherapy, Intensive Suit Therapy (a.k.a TheraSuit Method, or Adeli Method), Speech Language Pathology, Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy, Acupuncture, Massage, and Occupational Therapy.
Brain injuries occur when some kind of external force mechanically disrupts normal brain function. This may be the result of getting hit on the head with a violent blow, or by penetration of the skull from a bullet or other foreign body, or by a jolt to the head from an overall body impact (such as a crash). In cases of mild brain trauma the damage to the brain causes temporary dysfunction that will improve over time. More serious brain injuries can cause longer term internal bruising, bleeding and other tissue damage and may result in permanent brain impairment and even death.
The symptoms of brain injury are not always immediately obvious. Some signs that may be apparent immediately after the trauma occursinclude:
Some of these and other symptoms of brain injury may develop slowly over subsequent days or even weeks and may have far-reaching psychological impact and/or physical effects. Look out for:
Children and infants who have suffered brain injury often have not yet developed sufficient communication skills to explain what they feel. For this reason it is important to carefully observe any child you suspect may have suffered some kind of head or body trauma and to seek immediate and urgent medical attention if you notice any of the following:
Always treat any kind of head injury seriously. The most effective way to ensure complete recovery is to seek immediate diagnosis and medical treatment.