Post-concussion syndrome, especially when prolonged, is not something the American medical system is equipped to handle. This is one woman's experience and how she learned to research and advocate for herself due to poor treatment.
I have been rehabilitating from my traumatic brain injury (TBI) for almost 10 months, during which time I have learned that doing certain things daily helps me a lot with my symptoms. This is not medical advice by any means, just what I have found that helps me.
I am a survivor of traumatic brain injury who now works as a case manager with disabled adults. This article covers both my experience as well as that of one of my clients.
Concussion changes the cellular functioning of the brain, potentially leading to multiple symptoms doctors can neither fix nor explain. Functional neurology, which doesn't rely on medication or surgery, can be the thing that finally brings relief from lingering symptoms.