Head Injuries Remain Major Problem for Football Players
By Dr. Bruce Kaler, U.S. HealthWorks
Head injuries in athletes resulting in concussions occur more frequently than previously thought. We are learning more about the problem and the important consequences.
Each year more than 300,000 U.S. athletes suffer some form of traumatic brain injury. High school athletes comprise 60,000 of these injuries. The consequences vary a great deal and can be physical, emotional and intellectual.