For decades, ice has been used to reduce pain and swelling in muscle injuries and now recently published research by Akron Children’s Hospital has found the same to be true for concussions. “We’re encouraged by the results of our cooling after concussion in teenage athletes pilot study that found cooling the neck and head areas […]
Basketball and concussions – know the risks
An Akron Children’s Hospital sports medicine doctor cautions that just because football season is over for area youth, it doesn’t mean parents and coaches should be any less vigilant about concussion awareness. “Concussions are not just a boy-football issue,” said Dr. Aaron Sweeney. “Both males and females are at risk for concussions in other sports, […]
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