Your Health: Concussions of Brain Injury
From sports to everyday accidents, lots of people bump their heads, but how do you know if it's just a bump or something more serious? Concussions can lead to serious long-term health problems if not treated properly.
In this interview, Dr. Michael Makley and Dr. Cathy Papaminas from the Brain Injury Unit at University of Maryland Rehabilitation & Orthopaedics Institute, formally Kernan Hospital, discuss recognizing and treating concussions, particularly in children and young athletes. They also discuss the treatment for traumatic brain injury, including research into brain injury and sleep.