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Child and adolescent head injury - general adivce

Posted by Brad Shefelbine on

Child and adolescent head injury - general adivce

Children often bump or bang their heads, and it can be difficult to tell whether an injury is serious or not. Any knock to the head is considered a head injury.

Head injuries are classified as mild, moderate or severe. Many head injuries are mild and simply result in a small lump or bruise. Mild head injuries can be managed at home, but if your child has received a moderate or severe injury to the head, they need to see a doctor.

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Are Soccer Regulators Doing Enough to Prevent Brain Injuries?

Posted by Scott Liston on

Are Soccer Regulators Doing Enough to Prevent Brain Injuries?
Studies suggest soccer football can cause severe brain trauma – but so far, the International Federation of Association Football, or FIFA, has done little to address it

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Physio Phebe on "concussion"

Posted by Scott Liston on

Physio Phebe on "concussion"

It’s not just a contact sports injury. I’ll explain the current evidence around what it is and how to manage it. 

What is a concussion? How to treat a concussion? What's the recovery time of a concussion? All explained by Physio Phebe. 

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2nd Skull & Lacrosse

Posted by Scott Liston on

2nd Skull & Lacrosse

Did you know that US Women’s lacrosse ranks second only to American football in incidence rate of concussions, according to a study that compiled data from over 200 high schools and 26 colleges.  Other studies confirm head injury is a significant risk in the sport; the largest, an epidemiological study using over 1 million athletic exposures in high school and college men’s and women’s lacrosse over four seasons, found that although women’s lacrosse has a no-contact rule, women players had a higher rate of head, face and eye injuries than men; 40% of these injuries were concussions. Stick or ball...

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