Know the Signs of a Concussion
Did you know that 33% of people report to have experienced a concussion? The most common causes are falls, motor vehicle accidents and sports. The symptoms of a concussion, and the long-term impact can often be life-altering. Do you know the signs and symptoms? The following video by Dr. Mike Evans gives a great overview that is simple and easy to understand. It provides parents and children with vital information about how concussions occur, the symptoms of a concussion, and some guidelines for recovery.
Take a look and also view our OT-V episode, Managing a Concussion, below to learn more.
Remember, a concussion is a serious injury and requires treatment and rest to ensure the brain recovers properly, ensure you speak to your Family Doctor and consult an Occupational Therapist if you or your child has suffered a head injury.
Be sure to join the 30 Day Healthy Brain Challenge, complete each day’s activity and let us know your progress!
June is Brain Injury Awareness Month and in recognition Solutions for Living is introducing the 30 Day Healthy Brain Challenge. We challenge you to complete these 30 simple activities and tips which when incorporated into your lifestyle can help improve memory, boost mental health, prevent brain injury and reduce cognitive decline.