How Serious is a Concussion?

A recent injury televised nationally to millions of fans has put the spotlight on concussions as a form of traumatic brain injury, or TBI.  When Miami Dolphins quarterback Tua Tagovailoa was injured on the field, many people began to ask:  how serious is a concussion?  Is it something to worry about?  Can it cause long-term disability or injury?  The answers to these questions may surprise you, particularly if you have been involved in a slip-and-fall or car accident that involved a mild head injury.

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