May 11, 2023 12:15 pm

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Concussion: this is her brain we’re talking about …


We just have to take a moment and ‘think this is her brain’

We play netball. And while it’s called a non-contact sport we know the truth … and we know the risk of concussion is very real.

New UK guidelines have recently emerged to help coaches and players to recognise the signs of concussion and this is important because the longer term impact of concussions can be so, so significant.

Here, Dr Emma lays out signs and symptoms of concussion, and why the new motto ‘If In Doubt Sit Them Out’ is crucial. Without a conservative approach to her rehabilitation and recovery, her future brain health and even quality of life could suffer.

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