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?
Concussions can have physical, cognitive, emotional and sleep-related symptoms. However, you can have different combinations of these symptoms and may experience them in different ways from others.