Concussions: The # of Concussions and Impact Underestimated
July 28, 2016
Eric R. Braverman, M.D. | PATH Medical
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimated that approximately 3.8 million Americans receive concussions annually, but several reasons indicate that this number may be too conservative. Because of the difficulty of diagnosing concussions, millions of Americans are undiagnosed. 1,608 subjects were recruited and enrolled in a study at a multispecialty private practice group in Manhattan. 292 patients reported concussions, indicating a prevalence rate of 22%. This figure is staggering compared to... (Click here to read more)
Eric R. Braverman, M.D.
Dr. Braverman is a Summa Cum Laude and Phi Beta Kappa graduate of Brandeis University and NYU Medical School, did brain research at Harvard Medical School, and trained at an affiliate of Yale Medical School. He is acknowledged worldwide as an expert in brain-based diagnosis and treatment, and he lectures to and trains doctors in anti-aging medicine.