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Learn How UPMC Treats Brain Injury

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, approximately 1.7 million traumatic brain injuries (TBI) occur yearly, and TBI contributes to one-third of all injury-related deaths in the United States.

However, not all brain injuries are related to trauma. Stroke or brain tumors, for example, can also cause brain injuries.

March is Brain Injury Awareness Month. In this video, Gary Galang, MD discusses the rehabilitation process at the UPMC Rehabilitation Institute’s Center for Brain Injury Rehabilitation,  for patients with both traumatic and non-traumatic brain injuries.

RELATED: Recognizing Traumatic Brain Injury

About The UPMC Rehabilitation Institute

The UPMC Rehabilitation Institute can help you as you recover from a variety of illnesses or injuries. We have the largest rehabilitation network in western Pennsylvania, including inpatient rehab facilities and transitional units for short-term rehab patients. Whether your illness or condition relates to the brain, bones and muscles, transplant recovery, or something else, we can help. We provide both medical and social services to best help you recover. U.S. News & World Report ranks rehabilitation care at UPMC Presbyterian Shadyside as among the best in the country. We also are a leader in research, looking for new ways to best treat you.