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Conquering Concussions – Know the Symptoms of Concussion

Did you know: Athletes between ages 6 and 16 are the most vulnerable in suffering from premature “return to play” and “return to learn,” which focuses on a child returning to school? Soccer is without a doubt a beautiful game enjoyed on playing fields, playgrounds, back alleys and streets alike by children across the globe. Like any activity, it is not without hazards. As in football or rugby, concussions happen in soccer, and concussions are a serious issue with long lasting implications if not addressed. We're teaming up with the Central Arizona Center for Therapy and Imaging Services (CACTIS) Foundation and FC Tucson to get the message out to players, parents and coaches to play safe, establish baseline function and when in doubt sit it out and seek medical attention. Step one to conquering concussions: Know what the initial symptoms of concussion are. Symptoms can include: Headache or a feeling of pressure in the head Temporary loss of consciousness Feeling foggy … [Read More...]

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