Sports medicine & Kinesiology

Q and A: To brace or not to brace

DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I love being active, playing tennis, bowling, hiking and shooting hoops with my grandkids. I have arthritis in my ankle and wonder if wearing a brace would prevent injury and maybe even relieve the aches ...

Sports medicine & Kinesiology

Reducing subsequent injuries after a concussion

As assistant professor of orthopedics at the University of Colorado School of Medicine, David Howell, Ph.D., understands the relationship between concussions and subsequent injury in athletes—namely, that after suffering ...

Pediatrics

More than 6,500 children injured by golf carts each year

In a nationwide study, a team at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia investigated golf cart-related injuries in children and adolescents and found the number of injuries has increased to more than 6,500 each year in the past ...

Sports medicine & Kinesiology

More youth report concussions since 2016, study shows

Educating athletes, parents and coaches about concussion treatment and prevention has been a priority during the last decade, but are the intended audiences hearing the message?

Medical research

New criteria aid diagnosis of traumatic encephalopathy syndrome

With the support of experts from the Uniformed Services University, diagnostic criteria have been developed for traumatic encephalopathy syndrome (TES), the clinical disorder associated with neuropathologically diagnosed ...

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