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North Dakota High School Football looks at concussion dangers

Concussions and football seem to be on everyone's mind as the school year kicks into gear. Thanks to the NFL concussion lawsuits, football players and coaches at all levels of the sport are looking at ways to help protect players from the risks of head injuries.  From youth Pop Warner, to middle and high school, to college, football is the subject … [Read more...]

SMART Balance Master may help diagnose concussions

Diagnosing concussions can be tricky, but a new test from Thibodaux Regional Medical Center may help diagnose athletes more quickly and more conclusively.  NeuroCom's SMART Balance Master is way to measure an athlete's balance, providing feedback that is far more accurate than other concussions tests.  It measures balance and cognition by having … [Read more...]

Concussions frighten parents away from football

  It is perhaps not surprising that the amount of concussion coverage, NFL lawsuits, and suicides among former football players have led to a change in the way that parents perceive football.  Parents see the connection between concussions and football, and are having to weigh the pros and cons of letting their children take on that … [Read more...]

Preventing Sports Concussions

Concussions are scary -- as an athlete, a coach, or a parent of an athlete you want to do whatever you can to keep yourself, your team, and your children safe from injury.  And to make sure that they get correct treatment should an injury occur. What Can I Do to Prevent Concussions? Coaches and parents play an important role in concussion … [Read more...]

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