kids and concussion

Concussions in kids: What you should know

Posted on November 13, 2017

Fall sports are ramping up. Do you know the facts about kids and concussions — and how to keep your little ones safe? Each year in the United States, approximately 2 million children suffer a concussion, which is also commonly called a mild traumatic brain injury. Concussions and other TBIs have been in the news … »

Preventing sports injuries

Posted on September 3, 2015

Exercising and playing sports not only improves your child’s fitness, it boosts self-esteem, coordination, and self-discipline. But these benefits sometimes come with a price — injuries. Fortunately, you can help your children prevent many sports injuries by taking some simple precautions. First, make sure your child is using the right helmet or other appropriate protective … »

Get the heads up on sports concussions

Posted on August 3, 2015

Each year, one out of every five student athletes playing a contact sport suffers a concussion from a blow to the head. Concussions — one of the most common sports injuries — should not be taken lightly. Even what seems like a mild whack to the head can be serious. Concussions are brain injuries that … »

UT Erlanger Orthopedics and Sports Medicine to offer Saturday Sports Medicine Clinics

Posted on September 9, 2011

Chattanooga, TN – UT Erlanger Orthopedics and Sports Medicine will begin offering Saturday Sports Medicine Clinics this Saturday, September 10, at two convenient locations in the Chattanooga and North Georgia communities.