Post-Concussive Syndrome

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  Post-concussive syndrome, also known as post-concussion syndrome (PCS), occurs when symptoms of a mild traumatic brain injury, like a concussion, persist longer than expected after an injury.   What is Post-Concussive Syndrome? Post-concussive syndrome (PCS) is a disorder that is characterized by an often complex combination of physical, cognitive, and emotional symptoms that occur after a traumatic brain injury. … Read More

6 Stages of Concussion Recovery

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how long does it take to recover from a concussion

  If you recently sustained a concussion, you might wonder how long it’ll take to heal. Brain Injury Law of Seattle walks you through the six stages of concussion recovery to help you understand how your injury could affect your professional and personal life.   Understanding Concussions A concussion is a type of traumatic brain injury caused by blunt force … Read More

Delayed Concussion Symptoms – What You Should Know

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how long can concussion symptoms be delayed

  A blow to the head, whether from a car accident, a sports injury, or a simple slip and fall, can leave you reeling. But what if you initially feel fine, only to experience symptoms days, weeks, or even months later? Can concussion symptoms come later — and if so, why? While most concussions resolve within days or weeks, some … Read More

Concussions In Youth Sports

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concussions in youth sports

  Concussions affect athletes of all ages and levels of the sport. While many concussions are minor, all concussions are traumatic brain injuries (TBIs) and must be taken seriously. Concussions in youth football and other sports pose a distinct risk to the short- and long-term health of young athletes. Athletes, parents, coaches, and sports officials must understand how to prevent … Read More


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How long do concussions last? What should you do if you suspect that you’ve suffered a concussion? Suppose you’ve recently been involved in an accident where you hit your head, and you’re now concerned that you sustained a concussion. In that case, your physical health needs to ensure that your condition is addressed and that you have legal help to … Read More


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How To Help Someone With Traumatic Brain Injury

There are many ways to treat a concussion. The best option for you depends on the severity of your symptoms of concussion and which type of concussion you have. Continue reading to learn more about the types of treatment for concussion, but first — if you think you may have a concussion — contact your doctor or go to the … Read More


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Man Returning to Work After Concussion

If you have had a concussion, definitely consult with your doctor regarding when you should go back to work. Be sure to describe clearly what your work entails to your doctor and what challenges you think you might have. Returning to work depends upon the various factors involved in the different types of work and working conditions. Work and working … Read More


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If you have a concussion, observe your symptom profile in the first 4 hours after the event. If you start to develop an intense headache or pressure inside your head or intense nausea, go to an emergency room right away so they can do a CT scan to rule out a serious problem such as a brain bleed or fracture of the … Read More


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RECOVERY FROM A CONCUSSION DEPENDS ON VARIOUS FACTORS 1. Concussion Recovery Depends on Severity of Head Injury The conventional medical wisdom on recovery from concussions depends mainly on how severe the head injury was. Cases involving a skull fracture or brain bleed have a much lower incidence of full recovery. Depending on how one defines “recovery,” one could argue that … Read More


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headaches after concussion

HOW COMMON IS HEADACHES AFTER CONCUSSION   Post concussive headaches are very common following a head injury. They can differ in their type and intensity depending on the severity of the head injury. In addition, headaches following a brain injury can be made worse if there is an injury to the neck as well.   TYPES OF HEADACHES FOLLOWING A … Read More