Concussions

Concussions are considered the "invisible" injury, since they do not show up on medical imaging tests such as x-rays or CT scans. But they are also considered "invisible" because their effects are often misunderstood. Concussion resources include:

 

Sport Medicine Council of Alberta

The Sport Medicine Council of Alberta has a webpage devoted to concussion information and links to professional and medical websites.

 

The Sport Medicine Council is also part of the Alberta Concussion Alliance, a group of professions in Alberta who have come together to provide a set of documents for our community, which provides detail on prevention and safe recovery of all concussions. Now posted: new Concussion Recommendations and Strategy.

 

The Brain Care Center has designed an engaging presentation that is 45 - 120 minutes in length and absolutely free.

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