• Virtual care opens doors to more TBI treatment options for Veterans

    Virtual care means Veterans with TBI have access to specialized polytrauma and TBI clinical services no matter where they live.

  • Why I get my health care at VA: Polytrauma helps Veterans survive multiple traumas and injuries

    Hear from Veterans who have survived multiple serious injuries and how VA is helping them in the Polytrauma program.

  • Air Force Veteran a leader in VA research on traumatic brain injury

    I have had a series of mentors over the years. Air Force Brigadier General Charles “Chuck” Yeager, the first pilot to fly faster than the speed of sound, took me on my first flight in an F100F fighter in 1958. Air Force Colonel Henry Godman, a pilot in the first full squadron to fly the B-17 Flying Fortress during World War II and later the head of Strategic Air Command, taught me to fly a propeller AC.

  • Why I get my health care at VA: Coast Guard Veteran Chris

    After a plane crash lead to his paralysis, VA introduced Chris to adaptive skiing. One run down the mountain gave him his life back.

  • Why I get my health care at VA: Jason

    When Army Veteran Jason came to VA for help recovering from an IED injury, he didn’t realize he would find a purpose in life.

  • Bringing polytrauma hope and healing in Minneapolis

    From strokes to other major brain injuries, the Minneapolis polytrauma team provides world-class care unlike anything in the civilian community.

  • VA Minneapolis: Marine makes miracle brain injury recovery

    The crash killed her three friends, and almost killed her and her mom. Despite a severe brain injury, Olivia is coming back from the near-death crash.

  • Army Veteran’s long journey back to an active life

    From not being able to walk or talk, Army Veteran Cathy Davis now makes presentations at polytrauma conferences. A large team of VA doctors and specialists and her resolve made it happen.

  • VA working to treat polytrauma and TBI Veterans who suffer headaches

    While treatment for headaches is available at all VA medical centers, seven hospitals are specifically working to help polytrauma and TBI Veterans.

  • Study comparing programs for parent caregivers of Vets, service members

    VA researchers are hoping to improve the experience of parents who are caregivers for their adult children who have served in the military and are battling severe physical or mental injuries.

  • Expanding Traumatic Brain Injury treatment options for Veterans

    TBI is often caused by a strong impact to the head or from an object penetrating the brain that may or may not result in a loss of consciousness.

  • VA’s annual Brain Trust summit offers platform for innovations in brain health and head trauma

    The annual event assembled more than 350 participants from the federal government, private industry, professional sports, medical research, caregivers and Veteran communities to collaborate and advance discussions around the prevention and treatment of TBI and concussion.

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