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The TSN Recovery Assessment is designed for patients who are recovering from a traumatic injury. The questions are meant to help you understand your strengths and available resources, as well as to help you identify potential problems or challenges you may face in your recovery.

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Join the Trauma Survivors Network (TSN) for free today! Connect with family and friends through CarePages© and learn more about your trauma center and what to expect in the hours and days after the injury. Benefit from programs and services available to you and your loved one as you move together on the road to recovery.

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For injured teens, pediatric trauma centers may be best

(06/28/16) Injured teens treated at pediatric trauma centers are less likely to die than those treated at adult centers, a new study suggests.  Pediatric trauma centers have resources specialized to treat the anatomical and social needs of children, the authors more

A new low for distracted driving: Some motorists take photos and share them #whiledriving

(03/31/16) For anyone worried about the dangers of driving-while-texting, consider this: Some motorists are taking photos and posting them on Twitter or Instagram, presumably all while navigating traffic. They even have a hashtag: #whiledriving. Think photos of a pretty more

Simple blood test can detect evidence of concussions up to a week after injury

(03/28/16) Researchers at Orlando Health detected evidence of concussions in patients up to seven days after their injury using a simple blood test, according to a new study published in JAMA Neurology. The discovery could greatly expand the window for diagnosing more

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Chris' Story

On November 30th, 2011, after an intense morning of working with my son and his autism therapy team, I decided to go into our local climbing gym, with my 4 year old son in-tow. I was a typical stressed-out mom…spinning in lots of directions, trying to manage child and self-care, and climbing was one of my ways of de-stressing and being active.    I remember walking into the gym and saying to the guy behind the desk: more

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