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Advice For Parents Who Suspect Concussion

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TRIA Orthopaedic is a chapter sponsor of PCA-Minnesota providing education and support around issues such as concussions, over-use injuries and athletic training.  TRIA and PCA-Minnesota are collaborating to make youth and high school sports healthy and fun for all involved.

Dr. Anne Moore and Dr. Heather Bergeson in this video address parents of athletes who may have been concussed. Symptoms to watch for include headache, drowsiness, irritability and inability to concentrate. One key to early treatment and a start toward recovery is rest, not just from physical activity, but also actually resting the brain.