Concussion Effects

Short-Term & Long-Term Concussion Effects

Concussions are a form of TBI (Traumatic Brain Injury) that can have minor or severe effects on the human brain and body. They are the result of blunt-force trauma that causes the brain to hit the int...

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Concussions in the Workplace

A concussion is a Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) that occurs when a person suffers a blow to the head or body that causes the brain and head to quickly and sharply move back and forth. This forces the b...

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Common Causes Of Concussions

Did you or a loved one experience a head injury during an accident? The first step is to request an appointment with a doctor to evaluate the severity of your particular case. Continue reading if you’...

Tips for Concussion Prevention

When it comes to sports, concussions and traumatic brain injuries are an ever-present risk even in non-contact sports. However, that isn’t the only place where someone can sustain a concussion. With t...

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Foods That Heal the Brain After a Concussion

Traumatic brain injuries, such as concussions, introduce a wide variety of chemical changes to the brain that it works to recover from.  Concussions occur when your brain comes into contact with your ...

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Concussion Grades: Old

Have you ever heard the terms “Grade 1 concussion,” “Grade 2 concussion” or “Grade 3 concussion” before? Did you wonder what this “grade” refers to? Concussions are a complex and sometimes misundersto...

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Concussion Protocol 101

While concussions are more commonly talked about in contact and high-speed sports, the reality is that a concussion can happen at any time. That’s why it’s important to know proper concuss...

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The Importance of Concussion Testing

Concussions, which are a type of traumatic brain injury, can potentially pose significant health issues depending on their severity. Falls, contact sports, and blows to the head are among the most com...

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Concussion in Children – What You Need to Know

Many people believe that concussions are something only football players and elite athletes need to worry about. However, this injury has become an epidemic for children no matter the activities they ...

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Tips for Recovering From a Concussion

Concussions can occur when you least expect them. Whether you were in a mild accident, or you did something as silly as slipping on water in your kitchen, the possibility of a concussion is always rea...