concussion

Know Why, When and How to Seek Help for Concussion

pediatric concussionSchool bells are ringing, and summer is unofficially over. As students return to the classroom, playground and sports field, it is the perfect time to review the seriousness of concussions - their causes, symptoms and obtaining the right treatment.

Concussion: School Re-Entry Strategies for School-Age Kids

pediatric concussionMore than 140,000 children present to emergency departments each year with concussions. Of those, approximately 30 percent are sports-related, but the majority occur as a result of accidents, such as falls from bikes or skateboards or motor-vehicle accidents.

From First Kicks to the World Cup: Rehab for Common Soccer-Related Injuries

World CupBillions of fans will focus on Brazil from June 12 to July 13 as elite athletes from all corners of the globe gather to compete in the world’s most anticipated sporting event – the World Cup.

Concussions: Not Just Caused by Sports

concussionRecently, everyone seems to be talking about the importance of properly managing the effects of concussions among athletes, both young and old. However, concussions, which are a type of mild traumatic brain injury, can also be caused by automobile accidents, falls and other blows to the head.

Sports Concussion Management: What Has the Greatest ImPACT on Your Injury

If you've suffered a head injury, however minor, it's important to seek medical attention immediately. Whether it be a hard tackle, a soccer ball or a hard fall, athletes suffer from concussions every day. These concussions may go undetected, unless doctors have the right tools to do an evaluation. To find out more about concussions and tools needed to get athletes back in the game as quickly as possible, read on.

 

WHAT IS A CONCUSSION?