Functional recovery of the brain after trauma

  • Created by: HULKSMASH
  • Created on: 03-11-19 12:42

A form of plasticity. Following damage through trauma, the brain's ability to redistribute or transfer functions usually performed by a damaged area(s) to other, undamaged area(s).

  • Following a physical injury such as a stroke the unaffected areas of the brain can adapt and compensate for those damaged.
  • Neuroscientist suggest this can happen quickly after trauma and slow down afetr several weeks.
  • This is when the person may require rehabilitative therapy

During Recovery:

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