Preventing Concussions!

Tips To Help You Keep Safe!

Symptoms of a concussion and Treatmeant to a concussion

  • Symptoms of a concussion

A concussion can happen almost at any time, if you fall and hit your head. A concussion usually happens in a lot of high schools sports, and it's possible in ANY sport! A concussion is a type of brain injury, it's when someone hits their head hard enough the brain shifts and knocks around against the skulls hard surface. Sometimes a concussion doesn't last long at all, but other times it can have a major affect on someone and last for a while. Even concussions that seem to be short can still be serious. Here are a couple of symptoms that can lead to you possibly having a concussion.

  • Shows behavior or personality changes
  • Headache
  • Nausea
  • Double or fizzy vision
  • Sensitive to light or sound
  • Stunned or shocked
  • Confusion
  • Can't remember events before the hit
  • Can't remember events after the hit
  • Balance problems
  • Vomiting repeatedly
  • Does not wake up from consciousness
  • Seizure
  • Has weakness on only one side of the body

  • Treatmeant for a concussion

Go to treatment and services include check ups for overlooked injuries or ongoing problems. Have you doctor help find ways for your recovery and helping you to return to academic, athletic and community life. Take physical medicine and go to a rehabilitation physician or neurologist. To help treat symptoms is to have the person stop the acivity and rest. Or they need to apply ice wrapped in a washcloth to calm down the swelling. While you're trying to heal from a concussion you should be watched to make sure you don't have any other sypmtoms and something happen out of no where.