Flying after a concussion

Flying after a concussion

There is never a good time to get a concussion, but before or during vacation can be particularly disappointing. 

It is okay to fly after a concussion as long as it has been a few days since the injury, symptoms are improving, there is no brain bleed or skull fracture. Airplane rides tend to make concussion symptoms significantly worse

Tips to minimize symptoms while flying:

Contact your provider with other questions before your trip.

Author
Emily and Meredith CPNP's at SportsSafe

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