What Everyone Ought to Know About Concussions

By Patricia Avila, MD, FAAP – NOAH Sierra Health Center Pediatrics

Patricia Avila

Patricia Avila, MD, FAAP,
NOAH Sierra Health Center Pediatrics
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Would you be able to recognize when your child has had a concussion and what you should do about it? It is important for parents, players, and coaches to be able to recognize a concussion and know what to do next. Concussions are becoming more common now than ever before. The CDC (Centers for Disease Control) has reported that in the last 10 years the number of concussions in young athletes has doubled with as many as 3.8 million in 2012. Read more