Watch Jarrett Collins, high school senior, explain how he tore his anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) during a football game and how one local orthopedic surgeon got him back on the field.
How one out-of-state hockey player got the care he needed by one local orthopedic team.
When a local high school student started having headaches after suffering from a concussion she turned to the Comprehensive Concussion Center at Care New England to get her back in the game.
As more professional athletes reveal the long-term consequences of a concussion, parents, coaches and even young athletes are recognizing the need for medical attention after a hard hit to the head.
Jacob Roy stood on the pitcher’s mound and heard a little pop after he hurled a ball to his catcher. That, he later found out, was the end of his ulnar collateral ligament (UCL).
Having a concussion is scary because it’s your brain and because it affects everything from your ability to eat a regular meal, to your ability to concentrate. Learn more about concussions and treatment.
Contrary to the harmless image of a ringing a bell, a concussion is a disturbance in the way the brain functions! Early treatment can prevent long-term problems. Find out how.
Cheering from the sidelines isn’t the only job of a sports parent. Knowing the dangers of contact sports, including concussions, can make all the difference.