Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) can result in many different challenges from cognitive and behavioral changes, to physical complications. With a positive attitude, lots of hard work, the support of the VA and the experts at NeuroRestorative, Doug Padgett and other Veterans with TBI are able to live more independently.
Typically a very methodical rider, Kathryn underestimated the last jump of the course and fell off of Bella, hitting her head. She was airlifted to the nearby University of Maryland’s Trauma Shock Hospital, and was diagnosed with a mild concussion and neck injury. But it wasn’t until nearly two years later that Kathryn was diagnosed with a TBI.
In the playbook, I was the quarterback, Dr. Horn was the coach, and Nancy and all the other therapists were my team. NeuroRestorative’s neurobehavioral programs help former athletes such as Gene Breen and other brain injury survivors get the care they need to manage their behaviors and improve their quality of life.