Concussion awareness is important
October 6, 2022
“Fall sports bring back good memories for me,” said Dr. Josh Thoendel of Antelope Memorial Hospital. “Growing up in Nebraska built up a love of football, even if the Huskers have spent 20 years trying to stamp it back out. However, despite football being safer than it used to be – it still has one of the highest risks of concussion. We now have new tools to recognize concussions and new treatments and protocols to help ensure the safe return-to-play.”
What is a concussion?
Thoendel said, “It is a bruise of the brain. Like body bruises, there can be small ones or big ones. And i...