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10TV: What happens when you get a concussion?

Concussions are a hot topic these days. From movies to your local ball field, the focus is on protecting the heads of all athletes. But do you know what happens when you suffer a concussion? 10TV News anchor, Tracy Townsend, spoke with OhioHealth neurologist, Dr. Geoff Eubank, about what happens inside your skull when a concussion occurs. Watch the video to see how Dr. Eubank uses an orange and a mason jar to explain the science behind concussions. 

A closer look

How to Spot a Concussion

  • Dazed/confused or stunned
  • Memory Loss
  • Slow to respond
  • Unusually tired
  • Unusually sad or irritable
  • Nausea

Ohio's Return to Play Law

Ohio's Return-to-Play law set strict guidelines for student athletes potentially affected by concussions.Click here for the information you need on HB143.

Concussion Management Team

In 2007, OhioHealth recognized the long-term potential impact of concussions on youth athletes and created a leading-edge concussion treatment team—the OhioHealth Concussion Management team. Click here to learn more about OhioHealth's Concussion Management Team.