Yo so my older brother recently got a mad crazy complex concussion. He passed out and all that shit. He was under for probably 4 minutes and had a seizure. When he went to the doctors they said he would be out for 6 months. He has a follow up on wednesday. Any chance you guys think they might reduce his sidelined time?
Concussions aren't something to fuck with.... If I got concussed and had a seizure, I would seriously consider quitting skiing. Its not worth it to fuck yourself up permanently, and a concussion that severe is fairly serious brain damage.
i have had a two concussions while skiing that resulted in seizures. i was skiing again within a week or two of each one. take it easy for a little bit and don't hit your head. doctors are always ultra conservative when it comes to recovery times on head injuries.
yea i had one bad concussion and a couple other ones. the bad one resulted in total memory loss for that day. and i was skiing no less than two weeks after. didnt have a seizure but yea i dont think you would have to wait 6 months to do anything.
Just like someone said in the other thread, don't mess around with head injuries. You realize that when they say six months, they mean it. These aren't just random numbers the doctor comes up with in their head, it's based on a normal recovery time for a concussion of the same severity that you had. Even a small hit on the head with a concussion can permanently damage your brain or even kill you. Take your doctors advice and sit this season out or you may not be able to ski again.
p.s. If your concussion is serious enough to sideline you for six months, your doctor should have told you not to read or do anything such as watch TV or look at a computer screen. I could be wrong though. If they did, the fact that you aren't taking this seriously leads me to believe that you'll ignore any advice that people on here give you about not skiing. Is it really worth the gamble?
in football, you don't have a whole lot of control most of the time. your head is just getting constantly banged around. perhaps you could consider quitting, depending on how much you love it.
you can still ski all the time and limit your risk for a head injury by simply wearing a helmet and not pushing it as hard as you normally would. i don't care if i have to ride flat east coast greens for the rest of my life. that's better than going insane sitting at home all winter not skiing at all because of the "risk".
and you can count...on me waiting for you in the parking lot