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Concussion Baseline Testing

Read Parachute's Statement on Concussion Baseline Testing in Canada and download the Fact Sheet.

 


A concussion is a brain injury that cannot be seen on routine X-rays, CT scans or MRIs. It affects the way a person may think and remember things, and can cause a variety of symptoms. Any blow to the head, face or neck, or a blow to the body that jars your head, could cause a concussion. Download Concussion: The Basics for information to answer some basic questions you might have about concussion. 

The guides below will help you understand more about how to recognize and manage concussion:

A concussion is a serious injury, but you can recover fully if your brain is given enough time to rest and recuperate.

  • The Return-to-School Strategy is a four-step approach for a gradual return to cognitive activities and the learning environment. 
  • The Return-to-Sport Strategy is a six-step approach for a gradual return to physical activity and sport participation.
     

>  Concussion Protocol Resources for Schools

>  Concussion Protocol Resources for Sport Organizations 

>  Concussion Resources for Health Professionals 

 

Programs

Learn more about Parachute's programs focused on concussions and other head injuries.