The Dangers of Concussions in Youth Sports
Sports are the second leading cause of traumatic brain injury (TBI) among youth aged 15 to 24, outnumbered only by motor vehicle crashes. It’s estimated that: Between 1.7 and 3 million sports-related concussions happen every year in the U.S. 2 out of every 10 high school athletes will suffer a concussion during the play season […]
Risk Factors for Suffering Permanent Brain Damage After a Concussion
Most of us have experienced or know of someone who has gotten a concussion. This brain injury is common and usually can be recovered from with rest and care. However, when a concussed person doesn’t get evaluated or focus on healing from their injury, then they could risk causing permanent brain damage.