Medical Providers

Case Management

For service members with TBI, ongoing therapy can be disrupted by changes of duty station, deployments, or transitioning to veteran status. Case managers ensure care remains as consistent as possible. more ›

Current Research

Scientists have learned more about the brain in the last decade or two than ever before, and the amount of research continues to grow. Browse our collection of current studies and publications. more ›

Online Education

We offer online education for both civilian and military providers to learn about brain injury. All are free of charge, and some allow providers to obtain continuing education credits. more ›

DVBIC releases timely information papers for medical providers on topics of concussion/mild traumatic brain injury (mTBI) health care outcomes and for researchers on topics of TBI research.

(U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Jason W. Edwards)

Explore Topics

Go to About TBI page

Nearly 1.7 million people sustain a TBI every year in America, though most recover quickly and completely.

Go to TBI Awareness and Prevention page

Not all brain injuries are preventable, but there are ways to reduce the possibility of sustaining one like always wearing a seatbelt and wearing the right helmet for each sport.

Go to Diagnosis and Assessment page

Brain injury is notoriously difficult to diagnose, but tools like MRIs, health histories, and neuropsychological evaluations can reveal a lot.

Go to Treatment and Recovery page

Most people who experience brain injury will recover quickly and with no long-term effects. For those with ongoing symptoms, treatments can range from simple rest to complex therapies.

Go to Caregiving page

When a loved one sustains a traumatic brain injury, especially a moderate to severe injury, becoming a caregiver can happen suddenly. Without warning, life for the whole family can change.

Go to Symptom Management page

A brain injury can affect a person physically and psychologically, and sometimes the symptoms — like memory problems or emotional and behavioral changes — don't appear immediately.

Go to Life After TBI page

For most people who experience a brain injury, life will return to a similar pace. But for many others, a TBI may mean months, years or even a lifetime full of changes.