Steven Flanagan, MD
Howard A. Rusk Professor of Rehabilitation Medicine
Chair, Department of Rehabilitation Medicine
Co-director, Concussion Center
NYU Langone Medical Center
New York, New York

Mar. 15, 2013

Can Just One Concussion Change the Brain?

A single concussion may cause brain damage, but it remains difficult to diagnose these injuries.

concussion, brain, sports injury, Steven Flanagan, Concussion Center at NYU Langone Medical Center, NYU, brain damage

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