Post Concussion Syndrome Doctor Los Angeles. It is officially fall and that means both school and youth sports are in full swing. Football and soccer are two of the most popular fall sports and cause the most concussions for student athletes.
Is there more to it than just the concussion? When I think of post-concussion syndrome the first thing that flashes through my mind are sports injuries. Football players, hockey players, and downhill ski racers are just a few of the athletes frequently suffering from this condition. Medically speaking, patients who have concussions are told that the brain is injured due to rebounding off of the skull. The quick acceleration and deceleration from hitting the head on the field, the ice, or hard packed snow is like putting your sandwich in a plastic lunch box and shaking it up. While the initial injury indeed may damage brain tissue, it is this […]