Concussion / Mild TBI BrainLine

A concussion is a blow or jolt to the head that can change the way your brain normally works. Also called a mild traumatic brain injury, a concussion can result from a car crash, a sports injury, or from a seemingly innocuous fall. Concussion recovery times can vary greatly. Most people who sustain a concussion or mild TBI are back to normal by three months or sooner.…

Concussion and Sports BrainLine

Jul 30, 2018 · What is known about sports concussion risk and recovery? In sports with similar playing rules, the reported incidence of concussion is higher in female athletes than in male athletes. 1 Young children and teens are more likely to get a concussion and can take longer to recover than adults. 3 Athletes who have had a concussion, at any point in their lives, have a greater chance of getting ...…

Immediate Care — Concussion Alliance

"A concussion is a type of traumatic brain injury (TBI) caused by a bump, blow, or jolt to the head. Concussions can also occur from a fall or a blow to the body that causes the head and brain to move quickly back and forth. Doctors may describe a concussion as a "mild" brain injury because concussions are usually not life-threatening.…

Concussion Related Information and Documents

CDC's HEADS UP on Concussion; Brainline.org Children with TBI: Information for families and educators . Need information and support following a concussion? The Brain Injury Alliance of Iowa is the Department of Public Health's contract partner for NeuroResource Facilitation. You can talk to one of their staff by calling 855-444-6443 or by ...…