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Diagnosing concussions

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After Months of Problems A Local Man Discovers He Had A ConcussionWe’ve been hearing a lot about concussions lately, especially how they relate to sports and traumatic brain injuries.
In fact, more than 1.7 million people around the country suffer from concussions every year.  But, traumatic head injuries are not just reserved for top class athletes.

This morning, a local man who had a concussion without realizing, Rick Marshall and the Director of Speech Therapy, Heather Barr, joined WPMT FOX43 morning news to talk more about the tell-tale signs of concussions and the necessary treatments.