Sports injuries should always be taken very seriously, especially concussions and other head injuries. To learn more about some common sports injuries and how to care for them, check out these links from around the web:
Concussion symptoms can be transient and varied, so it’s important to know what they are. Learn some of the most common signs of a concussion in this guide from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Read more about second impact syndrome, including a real-life story of a surviving athlete, on KnowConcussion.org.
Get a more in-depth look at iliotibial band syndrome, a common hip issue that can be treated with physical therapy, in this article on RunnersWorld.com.
Learn how arthroscopic surgery procedures can be used to relieve pain from a labral tear hip injury on the Mayo Clinic website.
- Concussions are serious head injuries that affect the brain. Read more about how concussions have been linked to suppressed brain functioning years after injury on the Illinois News Bureau website.
Drew Stein, MD is an arthroscopic and orthopedic surgeon specializing in sports medicine and the treatment of sports-related injuries in New York. He has extensive experience treating head, shoulder, neck, back, knee, elbow, hip, and foot and ankle injuries. Visit our website or call (212) 398-2300 today to schedule an appointment with Dr. Stein.