SPACE staff have had many years of experience in the field in rugby, hockey & football dealing with injuries to the head including concussion events. Twice in the past week American sport has raised the issues of playing or training with concussion in two of the biggest sports: American Football & Ice Hockey (pic of Sidney Crosby injured in Winter Classic). Our blog will carry some of his story this week.
To read more of the astonishing lawsuit brought against the NFL by 7 ex-players read our blog here: http://bit.ly/nll8az
As schools return to contact sport parents can get concerned with these high profile cases in the media, but it is paramount that any symptoms following blows to the head or falls are reported to key school staff members.
SPACE physios are only too happy to discuss school sport and any resulting injuries with children as well as parents!