Concussion · Traumatic brain injury

  • “A concussion is a type of traumatic brain injury caused by a bump, blow, or jolt to the head or by a hit to the body that causes the head and brain to move rapidly back and forth. Rapid movement causes brain tissue to change shape, which can stretch and damage brain cells. This damage also causes chemical and metabolic changes within the brain cells, making it more difficult for cells to function and communicate.”


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CTE brain compared with normal brain

Chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE)

These videos provide information about chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE), a brain condition associated with repeated blows to the head.
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