Brain Injuries

Advice on how to recover brain injury

  • Learn to meditate.
  • Do not hide or minimize your symptoms or disabilities.
  • Respect your brain.
  • Love yourself.

Famous Examples

  • Amy Davis was crowned Miss Utah 2004 at Abravanel Hall June 26. Amy Davis lay unconscious on the Weber State University stadium track with a serious brain injury from a cheerleading stunt that went awry.
  • Abraham Lincoln was kick in the back of his head by a mule and had a lazy eye because of his brain Injury.
  • James Brady of Centralia Illinois White House Press Secretary to President Reagan, suffer brain damage during an assassination attempt on President Reagan.



Things you didn’t know about your brain.



Frontal lobe: Possess the ability to access information and memories we accumulate that remind us how to communicate and interact appropriately.

Motor cortex: The region of the cerebral cortex concerned with transmitting impulses to the voluntary muscles.

Sensory cortex: It process and make sense out of information gathered by our five senses.

Parietal lobe: It interpret sensory information, such as letting you know the location of parts of your body and aiding in physical navigation.

Temporal lobe: It is involved in vision, memory, sensory input, language, emotion, and comprehension.

Occipital Lobe: The processing of vision and visual information.

Medulla oblongata: It controls autonomic functions throughout the body like heartbeat, breathing and digestion.

5 Facts that you might not know.

  • All brain cells are not alike. There are as many as 10,000 specific types of neurons in the brain.
  • Our brains are getting smaller. Over the past 10-20,000 years, the size of the average human brain has shrunk by the size of a tennis ball.
  • Ninety minutes of sweating can temporally shrink the brain as much as one year of aging.
  • Only 5 minutes without oxygen can cause brain damage.
  • No one knows for sure, but the latest estimate is that our brain contains roughly 86 billion brain cells.