Never return to play or practice with symptoms!
– There is a period of time when a person with a concussion is more vulnerable to a second concussion.
– Second Impact Syndrome (SIS) is REAL!
– SIS seems to be an adolescent phenomenon
Cognitive recovery must be complete before you begin the Return to Play protocol.
If at any time during the protocol if symptoms re-occur the protocol stops for the day, and resumes the following day at the previous step.
*Following clearance from a physician.