Brains Have a Remarkable Ability to Rewire Themselves Following Injury

(The Conversation) – High-profile sports like football and soccer have brought greater attention in recent years to concussions – the mildest form of traumatic brain injury.

Yet people often do not realize how common concussions are in everyday life, and seldom does the public hear about what happens in the aftermath of concussions – how long the road to recovery can be and what supports healing.

Concussions are important to understand, not only for recovery, but also for the insights that the science of recovery can bring to brain health. CONTINUE