We tend to hear a lot about Concussions these days and most of that is centered around Tackle Football at all levels. Yes, football is much more than a contact sport with all of the hitting that takes place at all levels in practices as well as in games. Football is a Collision Sport and with all of those collisions comes head & neck injuries.
There has also been a lot of talk about football and concussions after Dr Bennet Amalu had discovered CTE or Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy in the brains of deceased Pro Football Players. Originally known as Dementia Pugilistica and found mainly in boxers, this has now become a retired NFL Players scenario all too often. The players lives are altered for the worse and their families have to suffer horribly as they watch their hero going down.
Many players are donating their brains to be examined for these problems after they pass away. This has become a horrendous outcome that is unfortunately a reality for many of these NFL Families.
Does it have to be this way? Is there anything that can be done to help prevent this?
I am here to propose to you that there is something that can be done. I am here to tell you that I had a number of concussions and that pills and rest are not the solution.
There is a physical injury that occurs with concussion and that injury must be fixed properly for stability, strength and safer competition to be a possibility for that individual.
Every single NFL Player should learn about this and have the opportunity to help themselves before it’s too late. They don’t have to wait until they die to give their brains and hopefully help someone else. They could get help right now for themselves while they are alive.
I will explain this further in a future post and until then if this interests you and you have any questions or comments just go ahead and ask away, I will personally respond with answers.
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