- In the U.S. there are a minimum of 300,000 sport-related concussions per year
- At least 25% of concussion sufferers fail to get assessed by medical personnel.
- After suffering a concussion, an athlete is 3-6 times more susceptible to suffer another concussion compared to an athlete who has not suffered a concussion.
Signs and Symptoms
If you suspect that you or one of your children has a concussion, make sure to get them evaluated at HealthSource Chiropractic of Hugo or another medical provider. If the individual goes back to play the sport before the brain has healed and has another brain injury, it could lead to permanent brain damage or even death. Its not worth the week or two of playing.
Chiropractic care does the following: