Survey finds 1 in 2 concussions are ignored

Published: Mar. 14, 2023 at 12:01 PM CDT
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MEMPHIS, Tenn. (WMC) - March is Brain Injury Awareness Month and now is the time to get up to speed on the symptoms because a recent survey found 50% of people who experience a possible concussion don’t get it checked.

Dr. Beth McQuiston, medical director in Abbott’s diagnostics business and neurologist, and Kathy Dieringer, president of the National Athletic Trainer’s Association joined Action News 5′s Amanda Hanson at the digital desk to share what parents, coaches and caregivers need to know about concussions and why you should never just walk off a hit to the head.

Watch the full interview in the video player above.

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