Legacy Neurosciences

Traumatic brain injury and concussion

Traumatic brain injury (TBI)

Legacy Emanuel provides the highest-possible-rated trauma care — Level 1 — to care for patients with brain injuries. This means that the most advanced and highly specialized expertise is available 24/7 to diagnose and treat brain injuries, including:

  • Sophisticated brain monitoring systems — the most comprehensive in the area — that alert staff to even the most subtle change in brain activity
  • Highly trained neurosurgeons involved in clinical and basic neurotrauma research on-site 24/7
  • Nurses that have specialized training and national certification in the neurosciences (CNRN)
  • All the services needed to make the most accurate diagnosis in the shortest amount of time possible, including imaging and lab services
  • Specialized neurotrauma expertise
  • Cutting-edge clinical trials and research: lab research, as well as patient clinical trials

Concussion

A concussion is a mild form of traumatric brain injury. Although most people with a concussion make a quick and full recovery, sometimes symptoms can linger.

Learn more about sports-related concussion