Upper Extremity. Shoulder acromioclavicular (AC) separation glenohumeral dislocation Elbow olecrannon bursitis. Upper Extremity. Wrist distal radius fracture scaphoid (navicular) fracture ECU (tendon) subluxation/dislocation DRUJ (ligament) sprain. Upper Extremity. Hand
(hip flexor) strain
Concussion may be caused by a direct blow to the head, face, neck or elsewhere on the body that results in an impulsive force transmitted to the head causing a rapid onset of short-lived impairment of neurologic function that resolves spontaneously.
Symptoms: unaware of situation, confusion, amnesia, loss of consciousness, headache dizziness, nausea, loss of balance, flashing lights, ear ringing, double vision, sleepiness, feeling dazed
Signs: altered mental status, poor coordination, seizure, slow to answer, poor concentration, nausea, vomiting, vacant stare, slurred speech, personality changes, inappropriate emotions, abnormal behavior
A player with ANY symptoms or signs:
Return to play must follow a medically supervised stepwise process:
“When in doubt, sit them out!”