A Parent’s Guide to Sports Concussions

When speaking of concussions, it doesn’t take long to talk about football. Over the past decade, there’s been lots of discussion – and controversy – about the dangers of concussions in football players.

But concussions don’t just happen in football – they can come about in almost any sport, which can be a scary fact for any parent, caregiver or coach.  A. Gabriel Schifman, D.O., Medical Director of the Pediatric ER at Overland Park Regional Medical Center, explains concussions in young athletes and what parents can do to help lower their risk. Read More