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Each year, thousands of children and adolescents are diagnosed with concussion, a mild traumatic brain injury caused by a blow or jolt to the head or body that causes the brain to shake. The shaking can cause the brain to stop working normally and can result in serious side effects.
This series of concussion videos includes eight short segments that address the most common questions our concussion specialists hear from patients, parents, coaches and schools. They debunk myths; describe concussion symptoms, diagnosis and treatment; and explain the process of “return to learn” and “return to play” following a concussion.
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