Just how dangerous are sports-related concussions?

According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, there are approximately 1.6 to 3.8 million sports- and recreation-related cases of mild traumatic brain injury (MTBI) or concussions in the United States each year. New attention regarding the evaluation, management, and prevention of these injuries has greatly increased awareness of the problems associated with concussions. … Continue reading Just how dangerous are sports-related concussions?

WATCH: This Might Keep Your Young Athlete Out of Sports

From Pop Warner to the NFL, concussions and head injuries have replaced broken bones and torn ACLs as the top concern of many football moms, dads and players. In this Hangout, Roger Khetan, M.D., Cherese Wiley, M.D., and Jason Wander, M.D., physicians on the medical staff at Baylor University Medical Center, joined Mark Barisa, neuropsychologist … Continue reading WATCH: This Might Keep Your Young Athlete Out of Sports