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Traumatic Brain Injury

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A traumatic brain injury (TBI) undeniably changes your life. Getting skilled and immediate medical care can drastically improve your recovery. Spectrum Health is the only provider in West Michigan to be recognized at the highest national level of trauma care. We hope you never need it, but if you do, there is comfort in knowing that we're ready with our trauma team and brain surgeons 24 hours a day.

Traumatic brain injury is caused by a physical impact to the head that impairs normal brain function. Traumatic brain injury describes an array of mild-to-severe injuries and their associated symptoms and disabilities: loss of motor skills, speech or vision. In Michigan, 30 percent of TBIs are caused by car accidents. Beyond trauma care and rehab, we also offer long-term care to maximize recovery for severe injuries.