Tagged concussion

Playing Injured: Not a Tough Call

Posted on November 11, 2015 to News and Press

Did you know that many NFL players risk their health by playing through injuries? Tough or not, their desire to stay on the field is so strong that it can sometimes overshadow their pain. The nature of this sport fosters high pain tolerance and quick recovery, but athletes shouldn’t always “suck it up,” as it […]

Tagged: acl injuries, ankle sprain, concussion, foot and ankle, Football, football injuries, shoulder, sports, sports medicine

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“Just” A Headache? Maybe Not.

Posted on March 15, 2012 to AOC Physician Articles

Concussions: “When in doubt, sit them out.” An estimated 300,000 sports-related traumatic brain injuries occur in the United States each year. 63,000 of these injuries occur at the high school level. Football causes 63% of these injuries, and girls’ soccer is the second leading cause. Most of these types of head injuries recover within a […]

Tagged: Alabama Orthopaedic, alabama orthopedic, AOC, concussion, head injury, head injury awareness month, joey jones, orthopedic

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