Creative Impact Health Foundation provides collaborative opportunities to members of our community to support those who have had, and are at risk of experiencing brain trauma.
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Helmets aren't Cool? 00:25
Did you know that brain trauma kills more children under the age of 20 than all other causes combined? #PutALidOnIt
Check Mate 00:26
Did you know that 95% of children will wear a helmet if their parent does, but only 40% if they don't? You do the math. #PutALidOnIt
Playing For Fun 00:28
Did you know that 1 in 5 sport related injuries are due to concussions? #PutALidOnIt
Let's Talk About Uncomfortable 00:30
Did you know that every year, over 6,000 Canadians are permanently disabled after a traumatic brain injury? #PutALidOnIt
You Don't Want To Mess Up Your Hair? 00:28
Did you know that acquired head injuries are the leading cause of death and disability to Canadians under the age of 35? #PutALidOnIt
It's Never Too Late To Start 00:31
Did you know that every 3 minutes, another Canadian suffers a brain injury? #PutALidOnIt

What is a concussion?

Concussion is a brain injury that may be caused by a direct blow to the head, face, neck or elsewhere on the body with an ‘‘impulsive’ force transmitted to the head. Concussions typically results in the quick onset of short-lived impairment of neurological function that resolves spontaneously. However, in some cases, symptoms and signs may evolve over minutes to hours.

Concussion symptoms reflect a disturbance in function, not a structural injury. No abnormality from concussion is seen on standard structural neuroimaging studies such as CT scans or MRIs. Concussion results in a number of symptoms that may or may not involve loss of consciousness or brief memory loss. Recovery from the mental and physical symptoms typically follows a sequential course. Current data reports that 80% of adult concussion resolve within 10 days, however it is important to note that in some cases, symptoms may be prolonged. (zurich consensus)