What is a concussion?
A concussion is a mild traumatic brain injury and may be caused by either a direct blow to the head, face, and neck or elsewhere on the body that causes a whiplash force. Symptoms from a concussion may present soon after the injury and you may become aware of symptoms days or weeks later.
What are the symptoms of a concussion?
Concussion symptoms are centered on the following four major areas, but keep in mind that you can have different combinations of these symptoms and that you can experience them in different ways from others.