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Community resources and supports are an important part of recovery after leaving the hospital or acute rehabilitation facility or if you are looking for services and supports after a mild injury. The types of supports and services available can vary depending on where you live and what your needs are. You can search our database of local resources online right here on our site.
About 2.8 million traumatic brain injury related emergency department (ED) visits, hospitalizations, and deaths occurred in the United States.
Falls are the leading cause of traumatic brain injury. Rates are highest for children aged 0-4 years and for adults aged 75 years and older.
The human brain is the largest brain of all vertebrates relative to body size.
- It weighs about 3.3 lbs and contains about 86 billion nerve cells.