For most people after a single concussion, a 7-10 day course of rest and recovery clears up most problems. Recurring TBIs are a different story.
Michael McCrea, PhD is the executive director of the ProHealth Care Research Institute and Neuroscience Center near Milwaukee, Wisconsin. He is a board-certified clinical neuropsychologist and has headed up the Neuropsychology Service at Waukesha Memorial Hospital since 1996.
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