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2013-09-09 23:19:53

Former NFL players sued the league over long-term damage resulting from concussions during play. Bellevue, Wash.-based physical therapy clinic, Sports Reaction Center, has a cutting-edge concussion management program to ensure that athletes only return to action upon full recovery from injury. Bellevue, WA (PRWEB) September 09, 2013 Following the 2008 overdose death of former National Football League (NFL) player Tom McHale, an autopsy revealed that McHale suffered from traumatic brain...

2013-09-04 23:02:26

ANS neurosurgeons discuss sports-related injuries and the importance of concussion awareness. Morristown,NJ (PRWEB) September 04, 2013 With the school year beginning, kids are enjoying their favorite extracurricular activities, including team sports. Last year over 1 million children visited a hospital emergency room with a sports-related injury. In fact, more than one million children sustain head injuries each year from a sports-related injury, but many who experience mild injuries...

2013-08-07 23:21:00

Brain Sentry’s Goal is to Stop Lives from Being Devastated by Sports-Related Brain Injuries Bethesda, MD (PRWEB) August 07, 2013 Brain Sentry Impact Sensor™, an innovative helmet-mounted device that alerts when an athlete suffers a rapid, and potentially dangerous, acceleration of the head, is now available for purchase by youth sports associations, leagues, teams and parents. The sensor costs approximately $50 per unit with discounts for team/league purchases (order online at...

2013-08-06 23:25:56

The Austin Sports Medicine Doctors at Medicine in Motion advocate for the use of concussion testing before athletes begin their sports seasons in order to establish baseline readings in case head injuries do occur during practice or game play. Austin, Texas (PRWEB) August 06, 2013 Concussions are one of the most common and most difficult sports injuries to manage. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, between 1.6 million and 3.8 million brain injuries occur in...

2013-06-26 13:53:54

One in five adolescents surveyed in Ontario said they have suffered a traumatic brain injury that left them unconscious for five minutes or required them to be hospitalized overnight, a statistic researchers in Toronto say is much higher than previously thought. Sports such as ice hockey and soccer accounted for more than half the injuries, said Dr. Gabriela Ilie, lead author of the study and a post-doctoral fellow at St. Michael’s Hospital. Traumatic brain injuries, such as...


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