Children that suffers from a concussion

December 12, 2022

A concussion is a type of traumatic brain injury that can occur when the head is hit or shaken. This can happen during sports, car accidents, or any other activity that causes a sudden jolt to the head.

In children, concussions can be especially dangerous because their brains are still developing. Symptoms of a concussion in children may include headache, dizziness, difficulty concentrating, and changes in behavior or mood.

If a child experiences a blow to the head, it is important to monitor them for signs of a concussion and seek medical attention if necessary. It is also important for children to wear appropriate protective gear, such as helmets, during activities that may put them at risk of a concussion.

Rehabilitation for a concussion in children may involve initially involve rest and avoiding activities that could worsen the injury, such as playing sports or doing homework. It is also important to take a step-by-step return to school and/or activity to avoid repercussions.

It is important for parents and caregivers to educate themselves about the signs and symptoms of a concussion, and to take any head injury in a child seriously. By taking appropriate precautions and seeking medical attention if necessary, the risks of a concussion can be minimized.


This is how Brainsafe can help
You can turn to us at Brainsafe for advice and help if you suspect that your child has suffered a concussion. We make an individual assessment based on your child’s symptoms and what emerges during the care meeting. If your child has received a severe blow to the head, we recommend that you visit an emergency department. If your child shows symptoms, the child also needs to be present during the care meeting. You need to be the child’s guardian in order to book a digital meeting.