You’re back to school and that means shared classroom space and public areas can become breeding grounds for illnesses and injuries. Although ailments cannot always be avoided, the following tips can help you stay well physically and mentally. I wish all students a very safe and healthy school year.
Young athletes who play high impact sports are prone to sports-related head injuries. Most head injuries are not serious and result in cuts, bumps and bruises. However, head injuries can involve more serious internal complications such as concussions. Concussions are brain injuries that cannot be seen on a CT scan, and don’t always cause immediate symptoms, but can still result in long term damage. So how do you know when to be concerned?