Symptoms & exam
Concussions are diagnosed by a pattern of symptoms after a blow to the head.
Some doctors also use a computerized test to evaluate brain function. Typical symptoms are headaches, dizziness
, poor sleep
, grumpiness, and sensitivity to light and sounds. More symptoms are possible, depending upon the area of the brain affected. Examining the injured helps. Ct & MRI
scans do not show concussions.