Category Archives: Concussions

Which Sport Causes the Most Concussions?

sports concussions

According to the Brain Injury Research Institute, each year, there are between 1.7 and 3.8 million sports-related concussions in the United States.  Concussions are mild traumatic brain injuries caused by blows, jolts, or bumps to the body or head that make the brain move forcefully within the skull. They are serious and can cause long-lasting […]

How Head Injuries and Concussions Can Have an Impact on Balance

girl with concussion having balance issues

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, there are as many as 3.8 million concussions in the United States annually.  Concussions and head injuries can have a serious impact on cognitive function, but not everyone realizes that they can also have an impact on balance. In fact, almost half of those who suffered […]