What do you think of when you hear the word concussion? Football players colliding or a soccer ball hitting the head of a teen? While many people associate these injuries with athletes, anyone who hits their head can suffer from a concussion.
The most common cause of concussions is a slip or a fall. In fact, among people 65 and older, nearly 80% of emergency department visits for head injuries happen due to a fall. They can also be caused by a bump, blow, or jolt to the head. Head injuries can happen during car accidents or if something falls on you at your job or while working around the house.Read More