Concussion and Head Injuries

Direct blows to your head or shoulder can lead to head injuries, as well as disc and nerve damage, strains and sprains, and other neck injuries.  Sports and recreational activities contribute to about 21 percent of all traumatic brain injuries among American children and adolescents.  Please review the following articles to understand the various neck and head injuries and how to manage.

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Concussion Facts

3,800,000 concussions reported in 2012, double what was reported in 2002
1 in 5 high school athletes will sustain a sports concussion during the season
47% of all reported sports concussions occur during high school football