Alternate Names : Concussion, Injury to the Head, Closed Head Injury, Brain Injury, Traumatic Brain Injury
What can be done to prevent the injury?
Sports safety guidelines should be followed for children, adolescents,
and adults. Helmets and seat belts are
especially important in the prevention of head injuries.
Adults who have difficulty walking should use the proper equipment. Canes,
crutches, walkers, or wheelchairs can lower the risk of falling. Homes
should also be checked to see what devices are needed and what risks can be