Wes Welker won’t play Thursday night against San Diego as he recovers from his second concussion in less than a month.
Concussions are a major health concern in Colorado, especially among high school athletes. Now new research has found that children in Colorado may be safer than children elsewhere.
After yet another injury, Wes Welker has entered the mystery world of concussion management. By all indications, he should be on the no-play list this week. CBS4 Medical Editor Dr. Dave Hnida explains the NFL guidelines for concussions as well as the forms and checklists used by doctors to make decisions.
After Wes Welker suffered his second concussion in four games on Sunday against the Tennessee Titans, Sports writer Jeff Pearlman addressed a letter to Welker asking the wide receiver to retire.
John Moffitt wasn’t unhappy with a lack of playing time in Denver. He quit the NFL because he’d lost his love for the game and was tired of risking his health.
Former Cardinals defensive back Hamza Abdullah took to Twitter on Thursday to blast the NFL and Commissioner Roger Goodell for not doing enough to ensure players’ well-being.
Students who suffer concussions are told to take a break from sports. Now, doctors recommend they take a break from academics as well.
High school football players are learning how to protect themselves on the field. They are trying to reduce the risk of head and neck injuries.
There is a lot we don’t know about concussions, but today comes a new study which confirms what we have suspected for a long time: the more concussions in children , the longer it takes to recover. CBS4 Medical Editor Dr Dave Hnida has some advice for parents.
If you’re one of those people who believe “getting your bell rung” is a minor injury, think again. The largest study of its kind shows hits to the head add up, causing brain damage as early as the teen years. Dr. Dave Hnida has some advice for parents.