Millions of people have concussions each year.

Most of these heal well on their own, but many do not. Doing what is needed early on helps people have better recoveries.

Learn what is needed for better recovery from concussion with our easy-to-follow educational videos, so you can get back to your life.

For Patients & Families

If you or a loved one has had a concussion, here are things you can do to support good recovery.

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For Health Care Providers & Athletic Trainers

Strategies and words that work to help you help your patients and athletes have better recoveries.

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HAVE YOU OR A LOVED ONE HAD A CONCUSSION?

Take Charge of Your Recovery.

It is not always easy to know what is needed for best recovery from a concussion or mild traumatic brain injury.

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About the Concussion Education Center

The Concussion Education Center, LLC (CEC) is committed to providing resources and easily accessible information about behavioral strategies for better recovery from mild traumatic brain injury.

There are an estimated 1.5 to 3 million sports-related concussions in the U.S. each year. 20% of teens have had a concussion. 25% of all people in the U.S. have experienced at least one concussion in their lives. Between 5% and 35% of U.S. veterans have had a concussion. Falls are the most frequent cause of concussions among the very young and the elderly, numbers are not available. Neither are numbers available for concussions due to assault. Perhaps 2 million people in the U.S. sustain concussions due to motor vehicle collisions each year. Globally, it is estimated that 6 out of every 1,000 people sustain concussion annually.

CEC is committed to providing resources and easily accessible information about behavioral strategies for better recovery from mild traumatic brain injury. It is intended for those who have experienced concussion as well as their families, and whose medical care is being managed by their health care providers. CEC also provides education to physicians and allied health professionals about strategies that may be helpful in empowering patients to take an active and informed role in shaping their own recoveries.

Most people

get better within a few days to a few weeks after concussion.

Up to

15%

experience prolonged symptoms after a concussion.

Around

2%

 experience ongoing disability.

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