Published on September 20, 2013 at 8:40 AM
Road to Recovery: If a child or teenager suffers from a concussion, the road to recovery can take days or weeks to complete. It is important to remember that mental and physical rest immediately following the injury will maximize recovery. To better understand the concussion recovery process, check out this infographic roadmap. For more information about concussion treatment and symptoms, visit: http://www.chop.edu/service/concussion-care-for-kids/home.html
5. Speak the Truth About Concussion Symptoms
Speak the Truth About Concussion Symptoms: To help educate parents, young athletes, nurses and coaches about concussion symptoms and treatment, CHOP's "Minds Matters" program developed a series of colorful infographics sharing the TRUTH about concussions.
6. Concussion Mythbusters
Concussion Mythbusters: Did you know that a concussion could still occur if a child is wearing a helmet? While current helmet designs are effective for preventing skull fractures and some more serious brain injuries, they have not been shown to be effective at preventing concussions. For more information about concussion treatment and symptoms, visit: http://www.chop.edu/service/concussion-care-for-kids/home.html
SOURCE The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia