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[RC] head injuries: "I don't need to go to the hospital..." - A. Perez

 Having suffered two concussions, one severe (sledding
accident) one milder (fall from a horse), I personally
would insist that anyone who cannot remember the details
of an accident go immediately to an emergency room.
Amnesia is a symptom of a concussion, which can be life-
threatening.  Brain swelling can continue long after the
initial trauma, so seeming OK immediately after the accident
does not rule out a serious injury.  The judgement of someone 
with a concussion is impaired, and their assesment of the 
severity of their injury should not be relied on.
If chiro's are your thing, by all means see one... AFTER
the visit to the emergency room.  A chiro can't do squat about
a concussion, nor can one diagnose one without the appropriate 
tests.  Personally I'd rather see an osteopath, who has a real 
medical education in addition to knowing adjustment
techniques, but that is just my preference.

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