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Concussions - Not a "get up and shake it off" injury

The seriousness of concussions cannot be overstated.

Health care providers are becoming more aware of the effects of concussions (also known as Acquired Brain Injury - ABI).  What was once a, "get up and shake it off" occurrence, has now become a proper assessment with protocols for monitoring the status of the individual as they return to work or sports. ABI is a physical injury to the brain (concussions). It can be caused by a blow to the head, severe rotation of the neck or whiplash, or even from a lack of oxygen. Over 160,000 Canadians suffer brain injuries every year and, with better reporting, that number gets more accurate and thus keeps rising.

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