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Dr. Ivan Ducic is pioneering what some consider a radical idea to treat post-concussion headaches caused by nerve damage. His approach is a new twist on an existing procedure used to treat carpal tunnel syndrome.
A football player is constantly taking blows to the head. Most are not strong enough to cause a concussion, but there is growing evidence a series of lesser hits could do significant damage.
Public schools already have rules for handling and preventing concussions, but a proposed Virginia bill would expand the state law to include more youth sports.
Virginia Tech is expanding the types of helmets it will test and rate as new research reveals better techniques to measure the ability of helmets to prevent concussions.
NFL Hall of Famer Art Monk is joining the national debate surrounding the long-term effects of players who suffer concussions while playing. Monk is suing the league and helmet maker Riddell, reports NFL Concussion Litigation.
Junior Seau played most of his career with the Chargers. But another football legend also understands the physical and mental effect the sport has on players.
The suicide of former NFL player Junior Seau is raising new questions about a possible link between concussions and long-term mental health.
Add 1992 Super Bowl MVP Mark Rypien to the ever-growing list of former players suing the NFL because, they say, more should have been done to inform them about concussions and more can be done now to help them.