Which football positions face the highest risk of brain damage?
Posted in Accident & Injury on December 13, 2017
It’s no secret that football players are at risk for concussions. Nor is it a secret that repeated concussions can cause long-term brain damage. However, the details of those risks have yet to be fully fleshed out. One recent study does shed light on how concussions differ – in location, severity and frequency –...
Concussions: Reducing the Risks for High School Athletes
Posted in Accident & Injury, Health & Wellness on August 2, 2016
On Monday, Aug. 1, high school athletes around the state officially kicked off their training for fall sports. Last year, Ohio High School Athletic Association introduced new regulations to help prevent concussions during football practices, but athletes in every sport are at risk of suffering this common injury. The first match-ups of the season...