What comes to mind when you hear the term “wounded warrior”? Oftentimes, people envision amputees or those who have sustained gunshot wounds in action. It’s not likely that when the average citizen hears the term “wounded warrior”, they think of those who suffer from a traumatic brain injury (TBI)—a very real side effect of the recent wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. While some with a traumatic brain injury may experience brief memory loss or headaches, other severe instances mean veterans will suffer from permanent neurological deficits and cognitive difficulties.

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