Kids Are Still Playing The Same Day Of Concussion- Don’t Be That Guy!

Kids Are Still Playing The Same Day Of Concussion- Don’t Be That Guy!
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Bone Bruise: What It Is And How It’s Managed

By Dev Mishra, M.D. President, Sideline Sports Doc Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University Key Points: A bone is a living tissue with a blood supply, and impact to the bone can cause bruising in the bone’s interior Bone bruises are diagnosed on MRI scan Bone bruise.... More »
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As soon as I stepped out of my car in the parking lot, I could hear it. It was a beautiful Saturday afternoon of travel soccer, but there it was. You know what I’m talking about: that sometimes beautiful, often times excruciating cacophony of sounds that we have come to know as “cheering for our.... More »
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Chiefs’ Eric Berry Tackled Cancer in All-Pro Style

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President, Sideline Sports Doc
Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University
Key Points:

More than a third of young athletes treated for concussions at a Texas sports clinic went back into the game after their injury despite safety recommendations
Whether the kids were unaware they had a concussion, or whether they intentionally withheld the injury from coaches or trainers is unknown
The study shows that there is still a need to educate players and coaches about the signs and symptoms of concussion, and to change the culture around reporting a possible concussion

By now everyone’s heard what you need to do: if you suspect you might have a concussion you need to come out of the game immediately, and not play again until properly cleared by a medical professional skilled in sports concussion management…

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