To many-a-fan’s dismay, some players were noticeably ‘out of it’ and even collapsed after sustaining a head injury during play. While getting injured is something that can happen in any sport, certain protocols need to be followed to ensure player safety.
Beaumont Orthopedic surgeon Dr. Joseph Guettler says as children enter sports earlier, the odds for serious injury rises, especially for girls.
Another group of former NHL players has joined the fight for compensation for head injuries they say they incurred while playing, while at the same time targeting the violence of the game that they believe brought about those injuries.
A metro Detroit doctor will have a front row seat to the Olympics in Russia — but not as a spectator.
Despite what appears to be progress, the league’s shady history of handling concussions continues to hover.
Former Lions running back Jahvid Best is now going after the NFL and helmet manufacturer Riddell.
There’s a big jump in the number of kids showing up at the emergency room with concussions from sports activities.
Michigan youth football groups are taking part in a new national program.
When answers emerged this week, the discovery of chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE), a degenerative brain disease connected to repeated head trauma, in Finnerty’s brain did not shock Fowler.
It’s a big problem facing thousands of student athletes every year…sports-related concussions.