Traumatic Brain Injury as a result of injury during childbirth, trauma, injury or post meningoencephaltis during childhood or adult can lead to devastating sequel. Patients may have problems with use of their extremities, speech, loss of sensation, defects in memory. Treatment depending on the nature of the signs and symptoms may involve physical therapy, intensive rehabilitation, occupational therapy and speech therapy. Despite these approaches, patients may still remain partially or severely disabled.
In recent years we have learned that damaged brain tissue has the capacity to be repaired. When the brain damage is serious, small niches of stem cells cannot help enough to make significant improvement. However, new approaches are available now