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Children can get a concussion from any hard hit to the head, neck, face, or body. Some of the most common causes of concussion in children include:
As a parent, it’s important to recognize possible signs and symptoms of a concussion, especially since younger children may not be able to tell you how they’re feeling.
Possible signs and symptoms include:
If your child has any of the following symptoms after a fall or hit, seek emergency care right away:
Some children with a concussion need more specialized treatment. If your child is not getting better — or is feeling worse — after a few days, you should ask for a referral to a specialist.
At Boston Children’s Hospital, we’re experts at treating children with all types of concussions in our Department of Neurology and Sports Medicine Division.
We are grateful to have been ranked #1 on U.S. News & World Report's list of the best children's hospitals in the nation for the third year in a row, an honor we could not have achieved without the patients and families who inspire us to do our very best for them. Thanks to you, Boston Children's is a place where we can write the greatest children's stories ever told.”