Category Archives: Fitness and Sports Medicine

Sports Concussion Management

Posted on May 27, 2015, by

The most important step in managing concussion is to get the correct diagnosis as soon as possible. During sporting events, the team physician or sideline athletic trainers will remove the athlete from participation if they show any signs of having concussion. The injured athlete will undergo both physical and mental tests looking for a concussion […]

Get Concussion Smart

Posted on May 14, 2013, by

Football players get most of the press coverage about concussion these days, but did you know that young athletes in other sports can also suffer from a concussion?  Kids who play contact sports like soccer, hockey, basketball, volleyball, lacrosse, rugby can get a concussion but so can kids in non-contact sports like baseball, water skiing or […]