Finding an accurate portrayal of concussions in the media can be difficult. Action movies and T.V. shows have a dangerous tendency to downplay the severity of this injury. Make no mistake, a concussion is a serious brain injury and securing medical treatment should be a victim's top priority. Concussions occur as a result of the brain slamming against the inside of the skull hard enough to disrupt normal brain functions. Below, our blog outlines four things you need to know about these injuries.