July 12th, 2012

Preventing Further Injury After Concussion

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Since Mayo Clinic Health System partnered with Waseca public schools five years ago in an effort to cut-down on concussions, some significant findings have arisen. Health experts say Mayo has seen an approximate five-fold increase in the number of diagnosed concussions with student athletes in Waseca…Health experts say concussions can be life threatening. "A concussion can be fatal--we're dealing with a brain injury," said Josh Berndt, a physical therapist with Mayo Clinic Health System.

 

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Tags: concussion, Josh Berndt, Mayo Clinic Health System, Neurology

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