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Posts Tagged ‘sub-concussive injuries’

By On November 24th, 2014

New “Enhanced” MRI Shows TBI Related Damage To Blood-Brain Barrier For First Time

An new, enhanced MRI scan may have some heavy implications for our understanding of brain injuries and decisions about athlete’s health following brain injuries. The new diagnostic approach was able to identify significant damage to the blood-brain barrier (BBB) in professional football players after “unreported” head trauma or mild concussions for the first time, according…

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By On January 31st, 2014

Can football prevent concussions?

With the upcoming Super Bowl we all are experiencing the pre-game hype, pushing for our favorite team, wondering about the ads and the half-time show and probably not really thinking much about concussions and CTE. Since 2012, the NFL has worked to reduce the risks which lead to concussions and has seen a 12% reduction…

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