People who suffer from a concussion need time to recover from the injury. For some college students, recovering from a concussion isn't something that can necessarily be done, according to information presented at the Association of Academic Physiatrists Annual Meeting.
Traumatic brain injuries are some of the most difficult ones to deal with because the effects are usually global, meaning they affect the entire body. When the traumatic brain injury is caused by a blow to the head, there are very specific considerations that must be looked into.
Parents who have children who have suffered a traumatic brain injury often worry about how their child's future might be affected by the injury. This hasn't been something that could be determined ahead of time, but a new study is now giving parents and doctors a glimpse into what might occur.