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Neural Plasticity
Volume 2017, Article ID 1582182, 6 pages
Review Article

Rehabilitation Treatment and Progress of Traumatic Brain Injury Dysfunction

1Department of Neurosurgery & Brain and Nerve Research Laboratory, The First Affiliated Hospital of Soochow University, 188 Shizi Street, Suzhou 215006, China
2Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, Zhangjiagang Hospital of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Suzhou 215600, China

Correspondence should be addressed to Gang Chen; moc.361@yregrusoruen_ujn

Received 29 November 2016; Revised 28 February 2017; Accepted 7 March 2017; Published 11 April 2017

Academic Editor: Aaron S. Dumont

Copyright © 2017 Baoqi Dang et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.


Traumatic brain injury (TBI) is a major cause of chronic disability. Worldwide, it is the leading cause of disability in the under 40s. Behavioral problems, mood, cognition, particularly memory, attention, and executive function are commonly impaired by TBI. Spending to assist, TBI survivors with disabilities are estimated to be costly per year. Such impaired functional outcomes following TBI can be improved via various rehabilitative approaches. The objective of the present paper is to review the current rehabilitation treatment of traumatic brain injury in adults.