Risks Associated with Concussions

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There are professional football players who have won great awards, but they have also suffered incredible injuries. Some of the most severe are through concussions. Basically, when a person sustains a concussion, they have a certain degree of pain, a certain amount of problems, some neurologic changes, but it’s hard to measure what the long-term effects are. Once a person has a concussion, we know this. There is a greater risk of multiple concussions and potential brain damage. Rest can help, but not in all cases.

 

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Wearing Seat Belts Saves Lives

Wearing Seat Belts Saves Lives

Seat belts are a very important part of safety. Most people wear them now, but if you don’t, you are putting yourself at risk. Seat belts have been known to save lives. When we see people flying through windshields and see the results of that trauma. It’s often because they don’t have those seat belts on. Head trauma can occur quite easily. You just can’t stop yourself with the force of a car. So, if you happen to have a seat belt on board, it can make a major difference and can save you, not only from a disastrous injury, but also brain trauma as well.

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