Anyone in the Greater Indianapolis area who knows someone suffering from severe head trauma likely understands the long term impact on that person's life. Even when the victim is lucky enough to survive, a brain injury is often permanent and devastating, with lasting effects on the sufferer's life. Frequently, ongoing and expensive medical care and treatment is necessary, and many who have suffered a brain injury are never able to return to their job.
Fans of Jamey Johnson have been anxiously awaiting a new album, some of them for years. Now, the country music star has explained that he is taking a break from creative work to rest from an injury. In an interview with "Kentucky Country Music," the singer-songwriter explained that he suffered a concussion about 7 years ago which has negatively affected his ability to work.
New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady played with a concussion last year without notifying the team, according to his wife, supermodel Gisele Bundchen while she was responding to a question on "CBS This Morning" this Wednesday on whether she wanted her husband to retire.
Traumatic brain injuries are generally complex and may exhibit a broad spectrum of symptoms. Anyone in Indiana who has suffered a brain injury or is acquainted with someone who has likely knows the devastating physical, mental and even emotional impact a TBI can have on victims and their families. The medical treatment necessary for such injuries is often expensive and long term.