Mayo Clinic experts trained in neurology, physical medicine and rehabilitation (physiatry), and psychiatry and psychology have extensive expertise in diagnosing and treating concussion. Mayo Clinic experts evaluate and treat more than 1,300 people with concussion each year.
Learn more about Mayo Clinic's neurology department's expertise and rankings.
Researchers at Mayo Clinic have a long history of innovation in brain injury research, including developing the Mayo Classification System for Traumatic Brain Injury Severity, which can help plan for clinical care following a brain injury.
Mayo Clinic researchers continue this tradition and are actively engaged in several clinical trials and studies of concussion and other types of brain injury.
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