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September 4, 2018

Concussion Awareness

Not only is it that time of year for kids to go back to school, it is also the start up of many sports seasons. Are you aware that an estimated 1.6 to 3.8 million athletes annually suffer concussion, according to the Brain Injury Research Institute. Often, cases are underreported and undiagnosed. A study by the American Academy of Pediatrics shows the number of sports-related concussions is highest in high school athletes, but they are significant and on the rise in younger athletes. Concussions can happen in any sport or even on the playground, educate yourself on the “Warning Signs”.

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