Causes of Brain Injury in Military and Veterans

Dr. Hetal Lakhani, a physiatrist and brain injury medicine specialist, shares the military’s approach to evaluation and treatment of veterans with traumatic brain injuries, including blast injuries. Richard Reyes, Dr. Lakhani’s patient, offers his perspective on what was helpful in his rehabilitation after several brain injuries during military service.

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The Emotional Consequences of Brain Injuries in Military Personnel

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Military servicemen and servicewomen need early neurologic and psychiatric evaluations and comprehensive treatment after a traumatic brain injury.

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TBI in Active Military and Veterans

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Military blast injuries can impact the brain, the lungs, the heart, and other organs in the body. Early diagnosis is very important. Dr. Sandel discusses brain injuries in the military with physiatrist Dr. Hetal Lakhani and her patient, Richard Reeves.

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A Veteran Talks About his Brain Injuries and Care at the VA

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A veteran talks about his experiences with several concussions, and his successful treatment with cognitive and group therapies at the Veterans Administration program in Martinez, California.

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