Cause of Concussion
Mild traumatic brain injury, or concussion, can be defined as a short-lived loss of brain function due to head trauma that resolves spontaneously. With concussion, function may be interrupted while there is no structural damage to the brain
- Headache or a feeling of pressure in the head
- Temporary loss of consciousness
- Confusion or feeling as if in a fog
- Amnesia surrounding the traumatic event
- Dizziness or "seeing stars"
- Ringing in the ears
- Slurred speech
- Delayed response to questions
- Appearing dazed
Don't let them play, get medical attention as soon as possible.
There going to say get plenty of rest, get plenty of sleep, and slowly introduce them back into daily activities
Making sure head gear fits, wear mouthpieces, increase neck strength and neck flexibility
1.6-3.8 million people get a concussion a year.