By Alani Helms
The most common brain injury is called a concussion. A concussion is an injury to the brain that affects the functions of your brain. There is no exact cure for a concussion, you can only treat the symptoms.
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There is no specific cure for a concussion, you can only treat the symptoms. The best thing you can do for someone with a concussion is give the brain time to heal, restrict them from activities, and get them checked by a doctor.
How to Prevent it
- Always wear protective gear if playing a contact sport or doing something that could easily result in a head injury
- Practice good sportsmanship
- Examine playing field for uneven areas or holes
- Play by the rules
- Use proper technique when playing a sport
Concussion / Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)