Sport Medicine Daily

Concussions

Concussion

Concussion is a injury to the head that can cause dizziness, disorientated, confusion, and sleepiness. Concussions are serious injuries to the head. If an athlete has an concussion they should not play or participate in any sport; if they do and get a second concussion the results could be tragic

CTE

Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy is a progressive degenerative disease of the brain found in athletes with a history of repetitive brain trauma, including symptomatic concussions as well as asymptomatic consecutive hits to the head.