BiC Brain Injury Centre is a leading international online resource for the many millions of individuals who suffer traumatic and acquired brain injury.
This site is has been designed as an educational tool for professionals, patients and families.
BiC Brain Injury Centre has the most comprehensive directory of brain injury associations, advocacy groups, disability housing and travel businesses throughout Australia, Canada, USA and the United Kingdom.
Brain injury is a world wide pandemic with around seven million new cases every year in the European Union, the United Kingdom, USA, Canada & Australia collectively.
The highest rate of death and brain injury are the elderly over the age of 65.
The second highest rate of brain injury are high risk taking 18 to 24 year olds on the roads, at work and in semi professional sports.
The third largest rate of brain injuries are babies and children 0-6 years old who suffer head trauma in the home and play grounds due to lack of parental education about how little distance their baby's brain has to travel to impact on the inside of the skull.
Underdiagnosis of subtle to moderate head injury knocks and minor concussions are a world wide problem for injured victims being told by general medical doctors in prescribing headache pills and eventually antidepressants over time.
Subtle and moderate traumatic and acquired brain injury casualties will, within six weeks of head trauma, notice short term memory problems, anxiety and frustration with the medical and social welfare systems in not getting the individual help they want and need to improve and are likely to be labeled as attention seekers and deviants adding insult to injury.