Have you seen the report by ESPN on Pietrus' injury? http://espn.go.com/blog/boston/celtics/post/_/id/4691384/pietrus-not-ready-for-concussion-tests Being a survivor of concussion myself, I'd like to wish the best for Mickael Pietrus. He will need some time to heal completely and should be aware of the hidden affects. In my book, "Coping With Mild Traumatic Brain Injury," I have provided a comprehensive guide to patients and their families.
On Monday, March 5, 1990, my life was suddenly transformed. Driving home after visiting a cancer patient, I suffered a cerebral bleed (an aneurysm, a type of stroke), and became unconscious at the wheel of my automobile and was involved in a 60 mph head-on auto accident. Five months later, I had open skull, brain surgery to remove the cause of the stroke, which was a growth on my brain [...]