Kids’ Concussions: More Rest Not Necessarily Better

Concussions, even mild concussions, are serious injuries in kids and adults. Concussions are a form of traumatic brain injury. For kids, standard aftercare includes taking a break from school, sports and lots of solitary rest ..

Got Whiplash? When to Seek Medical Treatment

  Acceleration-deceleration injuries, often called whiplash, are a common cause of head injury. Whiplash is an apt nickname as these injuries are caused by a severe jerk, like the cracking of a whip, of the head ..

Prevention Key to Avoiding Sports-Related Concussions

  Pugilism’s popularity rises and falls, but fighting as sport has been a part of American culture for more than 100 years. In the last decade, mixed martial arts (MMA) has overtaken boxing as the fighting ..