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Understanding Post Concussion Symptoms: Concussion Clinical Trajectories

No two concussions are the same and each individual experiences different symptoms in their clinical recovery from a concussion.  Concussions fall into six clinical trajectories each with specific symptoms and each trajectory demands specific...

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When is it Safe to Return to Play After a Concussion?

If a healthcare provider specially-trained in concussion assessment removes you from activity for a suspected concussion, you will be taken through a sideline evaluation to determine if you have sustained a concussion.   If you have been...

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Lazy Summer or Deconditioned?

The weather is hot, the gym is closed, and you've been relaxing - enjoying the lazy, hazy days of summer. Taking a day off here and there is no problem, but if you've been consistently missing your regular run, bike ride, or gym session and...

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Facts and Myths of Concussion

FACTS:   Concussions are a traumatic brain injury ALL concussions are serious The majority of concussions occur without loss of consciousness Concussions can occur in any sport The majority of concussions are NOT sport-related and most...

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You Suspect your Child has a Concussion: What Should You Do?

Remove your child from activity immediately Keep your child out of play the day of injury and until they are returned to return to their activity by a healthcare provider who is trained in the assessment and management of concussion care. Seek...

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What is a Concussion? Signs, Symptoms and Concussion Explained

  What is a Concussion? A concussion is a common type of traumatic brain injury that is caused by moving forces such as a bump, blow, or jolt to the head or other part of the body that results an acceleration and deceleration of the brain...

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