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What is a Concussion? illustration

Every parent knows that gut-wrenching feeling that you get when your child's health and wellness is put at risk.

Unfortunately, Mom, you can't protect them from everything!

Head injuries and concussions are an inevitable part of growing up, being active and playing sports. Football, soccer, ice hockey and lacrosse tend to have higher rates of concussions, so athletes playing these sports should be aware of the symptoms.

Read on to learn about what a concussion is, how to identify it and what to do if your child has one.