Sports concussion is a major topic these days. I will talk about the diagnosis and treatment for this important type of brain injury in a future blog, but in the meantime I wanted to share with you some information.

This video is from a recent interview aired on our local CBS affiliate. It highlights symptoms of a concussion and gives some general information on how they are diagnosed, how we determine when someone might be safe to return to play, and risks of resuming sports too soon.

Like the blog, this is another example of how we try to "get the word out" regarding traumatic brain injuries.

http://philadelphia.cbslocal.com/video/6054954-tips-on-recognizing-concussions-from-moss-rehab/

About the Authors

John Whyte M.D., Ph.D.

John Whyte, M.D., Ph.D., is a specialist in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation whose clinical care and research has focused on traumatic brain injury for more than 25 years.

Tessa Hart Ph.D.

Tessa Hart, Ph.D., is Institute Scientist at Moss Rehabilitation Research Institute and Director of the Traumatic Brain Injury Clinical Research Laboratory.

Thomas Watanabe M.D.

Thomas Watanabe, M.D., is the Clinical Director of Drucker Brain Injury Center at MossRehab and cares for persons with brain injuries ranging from mild concussions to very severe traumas.

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