On September 2, 2009, Yvan Lemoine slipped and fell down an interior stairwell at the premises of Planet Fitness in Astoria. Yvan, then 28 years old, had been walking from the second to the first floo... ...
Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)
No. When the head is struck or undergoes acceleration/deceleration forces, the impact causes the brain to bump into the skull causing brain damage.more »
Yes. It is a common misconception that forces sufficient to produce loss of consciousness are necessary to cause a concussion brain injury.more »
Traumatic brain injury is usually broken down into three classifications: severe, moderate, and mild.more »
According to the Centers for Disease Control, every year 1.4 million people suffer from a traumatic brain injury in the United States ...more »
Traumatic brain injuries are caused by falls, motor vehicle accidents, being stuck in the head, assault, suicide, and other causes ...more »