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Student-Athlete Works his Way Back From Brain Injury

In March of 2007 a young freshman in High School was tossing batting practice when a stray line drive found its way around a protective screen and struck the boy. He incurred a brain injury called expressive aphasia, leaving him with symptoms similar to a stroke victim. He had difficulty speaking and walking for a time. However, after 10 months he was back on the varsity boys’ team. Today you wouldn’t even now that he had suffered a traumatic brain injury. He worked hard and recovered from the brain injury. This case highlights the number of sports injuries that result in traumatic brain injuries. To read more about the brain recovery, please click the link.