Traumatic Brain Injury

Pediatric Neurology & Neurologist located in Scottsdale, AZ

Traumatic Brain Injury}

About 1.2 million Americans survive traumatic brain injures annually, among those 230,000 are hospitalized, 50,000 - 60,000 are children.  

A traumatic brain injury (TBI) is usually caused by a forceful bump, blow or shake to the head, or from an object penetrating the skull and the brain.  Some types of TBI can cause temporary or short-term problems and other types can cause severe and permanent disability.   


To learn more about traumatic brain injures visit the link https://www.ninds.nih.gov/health-information/disorders/traumatic-brain-injury-tbi?search-term=concussion.


*** The website of reference is the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (https://www.ninds.nih.gov).