TRAZER Orthopaedic, Concussion and Senior Health News Database

The Latest Concussion and Orthopaedic/Rehabilitation Research From Prestigious Universities And Journals Throughout The World Compiled By Our Trazer Research Team.

Concussions Remain A Concern In Kids’ Sports

Ready to share carpool duty and spend weekends in the stands watching your athlete? Wait. Before you sign your child up for intense practices, body slams and end zone victory dances, you should know how contact sports can affect your child’s future. We’re not talking just about college scholarships or...
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The X’s and O’s Of Brain Injury And Youth Football

According to the Brain Injury Research Institute, 20 percent of this country’s high school football players suffer brain injuries in any given season. That number should be unacceptable to all of us. And it’s not just diagnosed brain injuries we need to worry about. Consider this: Purdue University researchers compared...
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Texas-Sized Registry to Track Sports Concussions

Researchers in Dallas plan to launch the largest — and potentially the first mandatory — statewide concussion surveillance project this winter, hoping to capture comprehensive data about suspected concussions sustained by young athletes, to drive policy decisions and medical care throughout one of the most populous and sports-crazed states in...
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Brain Inflammation in Football Players Tied to Dementia and, Possibly, Parkinson’s in Study

Brain inflammation suffered by athletes in contact sports like football appears to be directly linked to chronic traumatic encephalopathy, a cause of dementia, and may lead to neurological diseases like Parkinson’s, according to a study in the journal Acta Neuropathologica Communications. Indeed, the authors argue that American football players and others with a history of repetitive brain...
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