The Big Sandy Mountaineer -

Concussions are a concern and are taken serious


September 5, 2018

The Big Sandy EMT's got some practice on how to care for a concussion patient.

Speaking from experience. This winter I fell hard on some ice and landed on my head. Embarrassed I crawled to the nearest bench. Amy Sibra saw me fall and came over to me and gently insisted I go to the doctor. I refused at first but she persisted and I realized she was probably right. I was quite dizzy and my hearing seemed altered.

At the Big Sandy Clinic, I discovered because I fell so hard and that I was of a certain age, I had earned a trip to Northern Montana Hospital for a MRI. After returning to Big Sandy clinic, Krystle Kulbeck informed me I had a concussion. She told me t...

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