Podcast Discusses Treating Sport-Related Concussions
Russell Gore, MD, discusses the rehabilitation process.
Concussions are mild traumatic brain injuries caused by a sudden jolt or blow to the head and typically resolve within a week or two. In typical concussions, headaches and other symptoms subside, and patients feel as capable as they did before their injury.
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Russell Gore, MD is the medical director of vestibular neurology and joined the medical staff of Shepherd Center in December 2015. As director of vestibular neurology at Shepherd Center, Dr. Gore cares for patients who have dizziness and balance challenges resulting from spinal cord or brain injury. Dr. Gore sees patients on an outpatient basis in Shepherd Center's Multi-Specialty Clinic and also does inpatient consultations. In addition, Dr. Gore is the medical director of Shepherd Center's SHARE Military Initiative.
Shepherd Center, located in Atlanta, Georgia, is a private, not-for-profit hospital specializing in medical treatment, research and rehabilitation for people with spinal cord injury, brain injury, multiple sclerosis, spine and chronic pain, and other neuromuscular conditions. Founded in 1975, Shepherd Center is ranked by U.S. News & World Report among the top 10 rehabilitation hospitals in the nation. In its more than four decades, Shepherd Center has grown from a six-bed rehabilitation unit to a world-renowned, 152-bed hospital that treats more than 740 inpatients, nearly 280 day program patients and more than 7,100 outpatients each year in more than 46,000 visits.