Recovering After a Serious Head Injury
Because it is protected by only a thin layer of bone and fluid, it doesn’t take much force for someone to suffer a brain injury. You don’t even need to hit your head on anything. In fact, the sudden deceleration associated with many car accidents is one of the most common causes of brain injury in the United States today. The Tennessee Health Department, about 8,000 people suffer traumatic brain injuries each year.