Posts Tagged ‘concussion effects’

By On May 3rd, 2018

Are concussions causing leg injuries in young athletes?

There are many reasons it can be dangerous to return to sports or other physical activities too soon after a concussion, one of the most significant being the increased risk of more severe brain injuries. However, a new study indicates athletes may be vulnerable to other forms of injury you might not expect after a…


By On November 27th, 2017

Young athletes show subtle brain changes after concussion

With the increasing awareness of chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE), many are beginning to recognize the long-term risks of playing football. However, two recent studies suggest we may be underestimating the short-term effects the game can have on the brain. Two separate reports presented at the UT Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas at the annual meeting…


By On October 11th, 2013

A picture is worth a thousand words

We have been writing on this blog for some time about Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy or CTE and its relationship to multiple concussions. As we know from the airing of The League of Denial, the diagnosis in the early days was considered controversial and Dr. Omalu’s identification of the problem was seriously questioned by the NFL-linked…

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