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What is a Concussion?

A sports-related concussion is a mild traumatic brain injury experienced during an athletic event that may result in a wide range of symptoms.  This does not require loss of consciousness, but may include symptoms such as:

  • Altered level of consciousness (drowsy, hard to arouse, or similar changes)
  • Confusion, feeling spacey, or not thinking straight
  • Headache
  • Loss of consciousness
  • Memory loss of events before the injury or immediately after the concussion
  • Nausea and vomiting
  • Moving clumsily
  • Answering questions slowly, appears sluggish
  • Confused about the current play, assignment
  • Does not know score, opponent, location of game
  • Balance disturbance, complains of dizziness

 

Guidelines for referral to the Baystate Sports Concussion Clinic....

 

Compliance with Massachusetts law….

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470 Granby Road
South Hadley MA,
Phone: 413-794-9920


Baystate Rehabilitation Care - East Longmeadow
294 North Main Street
East Longmeadow MA,
Phone: 413-794-1249


Sports Concussion Clinic
3300 Main Street, 4A&B
Springfield MA, 01199
Phone: 413-794-5555
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Springfield MA,
Phone: 413-794-1600


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Agawam MA,
Phone: 413-794-3004


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Greenfield MA,
Phone: 413-773-2227


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85 South Street
Ware MA,
Phone: 413-967-2180

   
 

 

 

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