Head and Neck Injuries

Head and neck injuries such as concussions and stingers aren't unique to full-contact sport athletes such as football and hockey players. While age, position, and style of play can all affect a person's head injury risk, any athlete can sustain a head or neck injury during the course of play.The articles below will help you learn to recognize head and neck injury symptoms and risks.
Healing from a concussion requires brain rest, but you still need to live your life. What are the best ways to make sure the brain is active but not overwhelmed with metabolic demands?
Research shows that people with a concussions can usually return to their daily routines over time, making small, graduated increases in activity. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommends athletes follow a 6-step approach to return to physical activity.
Treatment for stingers is typically non-invasive, but may include injections if first-line treatments fail to bring relief.
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