Brain-Spine Stories

Long-term concussion symptoms: What’s my child’s risk?

Long-term concussion symptoms: What’s my child’s risk?

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The movie “Concussion” has many parents worried about the long-term effects of concussions. Should parents pull their kids out of sports? What’s the real risk?

Why are concussions different for veterans?

Why are concussions different for veterans?

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Military veterans commonly suffer “invisible” injuries to the brain that can have serious, long-lasting ramifications if left untreated.

What is a complex concussion, and how fast do you recover?

What is a complex concussion, and how fast do you recover?

 

Concussion symptoms can vary, depending on whether it is a mild concussion or a complex concussion. Dr. Christine Johnson explains.