Concussion Awareness Workshop at Portsmouth High School

The Portsmouth Youth Football Association (PYFA) in cooperation with Access Sports Medicine and Orthopaedics and the Riddell Company will hold a Concussion Prevention and Awareness Workshop for Youth Sports on Tuesday, June 19th at the Portsmouth High School.

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Cumulative Effects of Concussions

More and more concerns continue to arise regarding the potential long term effects of cumulative concussions and even sub-concussion repetitive head trauma. A recent NY Times article tells the story of Derek Boogard, a former National Hockey League player and enforcer for the Minnesota Wild and New York Rangers.

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CDC to Develop National Concussion Protocol

Concussion treatment varies widely among different physicians. Often times management is not based on scientific evidence or even expert consensus.

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15% of High School Injuries Are Concussions

A recent study in the American Journal of Sports Medicine showed that as many as 15% of all injuries that occur in high school sports are concussions.

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