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Concussions: Prevention, Symptoms and Determining When To Return To Play

May 6, 20159 min
Not all concussions can be prevented, but some may be avoided.Every sport carries some level of risk. In addition to football, sport-related concussions are common in other youth and high school sports including soccer, lacrosse, basketball, hockey, and cheerleading.Teach your child to never ignore a head injury, no matter how minor.Cynthia LaBella, MD, is here to help you better understand the symptoms of concussion and the risk for long-term complications.

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