A 37-year-old member asked:
Which sports causes the most sports concussions?
1 doctor answer • 4 doctors weighed in
Sports Medicine 23 years experience
Football: Collision sport athletes are the most likely to suffer from concussions. This especially includes athletes playing football, but concussions are also quite common in hockey, soccer, men's lacrosse, boxing, mixed martial arts, etc.
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A 18-year-old female asked:
What can cause a concussion?
2 doctor answers • 6 doctors weighed in
Neurosurgery 29 years experience
Impact to head: Concussion is due to the brain absorbing force in either a direct or tangential force that causes the brain to "slosh" around inside the skull. This can cause neurological deficits that are usually temporary. Repeated concussions can lead to permanent brain damage, especially if they occur repeatedly before the effects of the prior concussion has resolved. Rarely in this situation death can occur.
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A 60-year-old male asked:
What causes a concussion?
4 doctor answers • 8 doctors weighed in
Family Medicine 38 years experience
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