Concussions in football have become a national conversation in recent years and especially in the wake of the release of the Golden Globe nominated film “Concussion” starring actor Will Smith.
A new app available to D.C. schools can help doctors treat concussions or to help school officials track injuries to student athletes and youth sports players.
Every year, thousands of D.C.-area youth are treated for sports-related concussions. Now, researchers, parents and the local government are taking matters into their own hands and are leading the pack in prevention and awareness efforts.
WASHINGTON — Dr. Bennet Omalu seeks the truth. You could say it’s the defining principle of his entire life. “If you do something in truth,” he will tell me, “You step out boldly into the…
Sports-related concussions is a growing concern for parents and athletes. Parents at one Loudoun County want their football players to wear a product that could help protect their boys from the effects of repeated hard hits. But school officials aren\’t biting.
A new study suggests that girls suffer more severe concussions with symptoms that last longer than boys.
Could spit be the key to concussion research
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.
The increasing incidents of sports concussions and
rate of suicide among athletes with a history of
concussions have escalated a national debate on