Concussions happen in the most unexpected ways. Watch these inspirational stories of human hope and resilience so you can learn from them.
Tara got her first concussion in a competitive cycling race after hitting her head on the pavement.
Amanda got her concussion in a car accident and has been going through post concussion syndrome recovery ever since.
Mariela is a mom and wife who has had 3 concussions – none of them from sports.
Melinda got her first traumatic brain injury from getting kicked in the head by a horse.
Sierra has had over 7 concussions from ATV accidents, dirt bike accidents, and soccer, and has experienced concussion symptoms ever since.
Alex O’Brien, rugby player in Ireland, talks about the concussion symptoms he experienced after sustaining a hit to the head.
Madison MacDonald started noticing concussion symptoms in her sophomore year that were affecting her academic and sports performance.
As an athlete, fitness coach, and schoolteacher, Kristen is familiar with concussions in sports.
Chantal suffers from post concussion syndrome after a concussion she got in a car accident 2 years ago.
Marisa got her concussion from a seizure that caused her to hit her head on the ground.
Baseline testing is one of the best ways to prepare for a concussion.