Dr. Melissa Leber spoke with Deadspin about the nature of concussions and post-concussion syndrome. According to Dr. Leber, with each successive concussion, more minor impacts can cause symptoms to develop. Additionally, Dr. Leber said that symptoms can last longer with each successive concussion.
You can read the full Deadspin article at the following link: Dr. Melissa Leber Article.
Dr Leber is the Director of Emergency Department Sports Medicine at Mount Sinai-St. Luke’s Hospital and Mount Sinai-Roosevelt Hospital, has worked as an International Rugby Board (IRB) Tournament Physician and for USA Rugby. She also works as a finish line physician for the New York City Marathon, Half Marathon and Triathlon.