What Is a Coup-Contrecoup Brain Injury?

A coup-contrecoup injury is a common type of traumatic brain injury or TBI. It’s usually the result of a sudden, violent movement or a blow to the head from a fall, sports injury, or a car accident. Coup-contrecoup injuries are actually two injuries combined: a… read more

What Are the Causes and Effects of Brain-Stem Injuries?

The brain is one of the most important organs in the entire human body. While the brain has many parts, the brain stem is one of the most critical, as it has several components and serves many essential purposes.  A brain stem injury can substantially… read more