A concussion is a type of traumatic brain injury, or TBI, caused by a bump, blow, or jolt to the head that can change the way your brain normally works. Concussions can also occur from a blow to the body that causes the head to move rapidly back and forth. Even a “ding,” “getting your bell rung,” or what seems to be mild bump or blow to the head can be serious.
One of the best ways to deal with head injuries is to be prepared. Know the facts, and have an action plan ready! Someone's life could depend on it. Use the resources below to become familiar with the appropriate response to a concussion.