Thank You, Football! Children’s ED Visits for Traumatic Brain Injuries have Been Decreasing Since 2013
Child emergency room visits due to contact sports-related traumatic brain injuries doubled from 2001 to 2012. They then decreased by 32% from 2012 to 2018, primarily due to a decrease in football-related TBIs during this period.
Someone with a history of concussion had a greater risk of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, mood and anxiety disorders, dementia, or Parkinson’s disease than someone without a concussion
Combining compression of myofascial trigger points and static stretching may be more beneficial at combating anterior knee pain than stretching or compression alone.