There are an estimated 1.8 to 3.6 million sport-related concussions per year, yet many youth and high school athletes get poor or no treatment.
Media focus on the longterm effects of concussion has created a culture of fear. Despite significant advancements in our understanding of the injury and treatment protocols, there is little mainstream conversation about current, evidence-based best practices.
The truth is that concussion is a treatable injury and that active recovery has been demonstrated to be the most effective treatment available.
If you are a parent, coach, athletic trainer, physician, or athlete, this information is essential.