After a hit, if symptoms are mentioned in addition to soreness at the site of the hit, it’s worth getting evaluated for concussion.
If you have a child who sustains a hard head hit and only reports soreness at the site of the hit and denies all other symptoms this is likely a head injury
Concussion baseline testing is done prior to your child starting their athletic season and allows us to be able to compare post-injury results to each child's pre-injury norm.
A sports physical is a physical examination designed to make sure that a child/teen is healthy enough to participate in sports and other athletic activities.
Children may develop a headache for many different reasons, and these headaches aren’t always serious; however, headaches after an injury to the head or body may be a sign of a concussion.
Light sensitivity is an unusual symptom among children and should always be investigated. When light sensitivity occurs after a blow to the head, your child should be evaluated for a concussion.
Dizziness that develops after a blow to the head can be the sign of a problem, such as a concussion. When dizziness occurs after a head injury, it is important to seek medical care.
“Brain fog” is a term often used to describe feelings of confusion, forgetfulness, and/or an inability to concentrate. It is a worrisome symptom that sometimes occurs due to injured brain cells caused by a concussive injury.
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