Sports-related Concussions: What Parents Need to Know

Whether it’s speed skating or hockey, football or soccer, there’s a risk that comes with almost any sport. Despite great advancements in concussion awareness, legislation, and protocols, you might not know what to do if your child suffers an impact that could cause a concussion. In this story, we go to the experts to find out what kind of tests will help determine the extent of the damage. Also, find out what you need to do to make sure your child doesn’t suffer a second and potentially more dangerous blow.



If your child plays football, click here to see what tests might be needed after a hard impact on the field.

Find out more about spotting concussion symptoms by clicking here.

To hear more of Hannah Sipe’s story and learn about when it is safe to let your child get back in the game, click here.