Brain injuries are very common.
• Over 50,000 Canadians sustain brain injuries each year.
• It is estimated that 5.3 million Americans live with disabilities caused by brain injury.
• Over 50,000 people die from TBI each year.
Brain injury can cause little or no permanent damage or it can leave a person with serious and permanent disabilities. Up to 40% of people with mild TBI suffer from some type of impairment that lasts for one year or longer.