Melinda got her first traumatic brain injury from getting kicked in the head by a horse. After her head injury she went to the hospital, but was not given any information about her concussion recovery. Since then, she’s gotten 11 concussions from horseback riding, playing professional football, and boxing. She experienced concussion symptoms such as depression, poor coordination, balance issues, and concussion headaches. A couple years ago, she finally got the concussion treatment she needed, and now encourages others to take concussions seriously and not be afraid to get help.