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By On September 22nd, 2016

What Parents Need To Know About Concussions

As the fall sports season kicks into high gear, you can expect to see some stunning throws, unbelievable catches, and devastating hits in high school and college football stadiums across the country. Unfortunately, those brutal clashes mean you can also expect to see concussions. Concussion education efforts have helped raise awareness of concussions in sports,…

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By On July 8th, 2016

Signs of Concussion Linger In The Brain For Months

Most concussions seem to last just a few days or weeks before symptoms are absent. However, recent research has suggested symptoms may disappear before the brain is fully healed. While symptoms may be gone, the brain may still be vulnerable and healing. The latest research to support this idea is being presented at the Sports…

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By On June 24th, 2016

Headaches From TBI May Last Years After Injury

Headaches are a well-known symptom of traumatic brain injuries and concussions, but common knowledge would suggest these headaches usually last a week or a month at most. New research suggests these headaches may be more severe and last much longer than most people would think. According to findings recently presented at the American Headache Society…

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By On May 12th, 2016

Age Differences Influence Concussion Impact Says New Report

Young football players are more likely to return to athletics less than a day after experiencing a concussion compared to those in high school or college-level athletics, according to a study published recently in JAMA Pediatrics. Younger athletes are at higher risk for concussions with longer recovery times and more severe symptoms, but the new…

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By On March 8th, 2016

Improperly Fitting Helmets May Lead To Worse Concussions

  Millions of dollars are being devoted to developing and testing helmets that could potentially prevent concussions, but new research suggests solving a much simpler helmet issue could reduce the chance of severe brain injuries significantly. According to a study presented at the 2016 Meeting of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS), high school…

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