Brain Injury

  1. A child's body develops differently than a child's brain. As a child’s body getting bigger, the brain is actually doing the opposite. At birth, the brain is given extra neurons, and inefficient parts are shed as it develops and becomes more efficient. The brain uses more neurons when it doesn't know a process, and neurons become unneeded as certain processes become easier. This is why years of development are so important in children.

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  2. When a child suffers from a brain injury, it can be serious and sometimes permanent. Because of this, they need to receive the right treatment from the right doctor. There are only so many medical professionals that understand brain injury in children, and parents need to be able to select the right one.

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  3. Brain, balance and coordination, motor activity are all controlled by cerebellum. Therefore damage to you cerebellum is almost always a very serious injury, and can be catastrophic.

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  4. Vision is controlled by the occipital lobe. The occipital lobe is susceptible to damage when the head is shaken, and can be caused by rear-end collision.

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Brain Injury

Weitz & Luxenberg

A traumatic brain injury can occur from a blow or bump to the head; a penetrating object, such as a bullet; as a result from vehicle accidents, or from a severe fall or stroke. The severity of the injury can vary. Mild injuries, such as a concussion,…


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A traumatic brain injury can occur from a blow or bump to the head; a penetrating object, such as a bullet; as a result from vehicle accidents, or from a severe fall or stroke. The severity of the injury can vary. Mild injuries, such as a concussion, may lead only to temporary brain damage, while serious injuries can cause bruising, bleeding, long-term disability and even death.

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