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If your brain has been damaged, you may need treatment and rehabilitation, perhaps on a long-term basis. This might include:
Physical and occupational therapy.
These kinds of therapy help you regain the ability to do daily activities and to live as independently as possible.
Speech and language therapy.
This kind of therapy helps you with understanding and producing language, as well as organizing daily tasks and developing problem-solving methods.
Counseling helps you understand your thoughts and learn ways to cope with your feelings. This can help you feel more in control and help get you back to your life's activities.
Social support and support groups.
These give you the chance to talk with people who are going through the same things you are. Your family or friends may be able to help you get treatment and deal with your symptoms.
Medicines can help relieve symptoms like sleep problems, chronic pain, and headaches. Medicines can also help if you have anxiety, depression, or memory problems. Talk with your doctor about what medicines might be best for you.
You may need to try different types of treatment before finding the one that helps you. Your doctor can help you with this. Treatment can help you feel more in control of your emotions, have fewer symptoms, and enjoy life again.
Open trials refer to studies currently recruiting participants or that may recruit participants in the near future. Closed trials are not currently enrolling, but similar studies may open in the future.
Closed trials are not currently enrolling, but may open in the future.