If you suspect a concussion, stop playing and seek medical attention right away.

During physical activity, an athlete could sustain a bump, blow or jolt to the head that results in a concussion – a common and serious type of sports injury. Concussions can disrupt the way the brain normally works, affecting everyday activities, including schoolwork.

Symptoms may include a headache, neck pain, nausea, ringing in your ears, dizziness or tiredness. You may feel dazed or not your normal self for several days or weeks after the injury. You may experience more serious symptoms such as:
  • Confusion
  • Foggy feeling
  • Headaches
  • Repeated vomiting or nausea
  • Seizures
  • Slurred speech
  • Trouble walking or sleeping
  • Weakness, numbness or decreased coordination
Symptoms of a concussion may not start right away; they may start days or weeks after the injury. If you suspect a concussion, stop playing sports or participating in activity and seek medical attention.

An overview of what to do if you suspect a concussion.

Our providers who provide sports concussion care

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