Sports Concussions and Kids

Published on: May 08, 2012

Sports concussions and kidsA concussion is a brain injury caused by a bump or a blow to the head or other part of the body. Concussions are fairly common in youth sports. A child might get a concussion from a fall on the basketball court, a hard tackle in football, a collision on the soccer or lacrosse field, or a crash from a bike or a skateboard.

Keep reading to learn the signs of concussion


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