This guide was designed to help run a Helmet Clinic in your community. Helmet Clinics help to increase public awareness of the issues of preventable brain injury in sport and recreational activities. A Helmet Clinic can draw people's attention to the fragility of their head and brain and ensure more Canadians are protecting themselves while they participate in healthy physical activities. This resource is free to download, but is also available for purchase. Pease click here to order this and other resources.
Concussions are considered the "invisible" injury, since they do not show up on medical imaging tests such as x-rays or CT scans. But they are also considered "invisible" because their effects are often misunderstood. The following resources are designed to help physicians, coaches, parents, and athletes understand and navigate the sometimes difficult process of recovery from concussion.
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