Symptoms and Conditions: Concussions

Concussion? You probably have THESE questions

By: Dr. Lora Scott, co-director sports medicine There are currently some pretty scary things in the news about young athletes getting concussions, and some kids have even died from their head injuries. I usually get a lot of questions from … Continue reading

What you need to know about concussions

In the ICU, I often see traumatic head injuries that clearly need immediate surgical and/or medical intervention.  Those injuries that are more subtle but deserve equal attention are those injuries involving concussions. Many of the professional sports organizations have faced … Continue reading

High chair mishaps

According to a recent report by Clinical Pediatrics, about one child is brought to the emergency room due to a high chair-related injury each hour. The report looked at data between 2003 and 2010 and saw 9,400 children were treated … Continue reading

Ohio’s return to play law

Did you know that approximately 3,000 Ohio youth aged 18 and younger are treated in emergency departments on average each year for sports-related traumatic brain injuries? On April 26, 2013, a new law in Ohio goes into effect that will … Continue reading

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