Greta Cooper’s Story: Coping with Concussion Symptoms
An avid photographer and advocate for Inclusion BC, Greta Cooper was on the path to retirement. Driving at noon hour in Kelowna one day, Greta and her partner were struck by a work truck. Suffering from persistent concussion symptoms, her life took a sharp turn from the retirement plans she had been making. As symptoms worsened and her energy levels declined, she realized she was unable to return to her busy work and volunteer life. Concussion, a form of traumatic brain injury, is the most common type of brain injury. Often described as ‘mild traumatic brain injury’, the effects of a concussion can be life changing. Read more about concussion and watch the video to hear about Greta’s journey through concussion recovery.
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