Mark Powell ATC and Dr. Brian Reiger MD Interview

Mark Powell and Dr.  Brian Reiger MD  are interviewed by J. Daniel Pluff on his weekly television show.

They discuss concussion dangers for high school boys and girls and talk about what sports they think are acceptable for their own kids.

State law requires that athletes be removed from the game if there is even a suspicion of concussion, and they don’t go beck until they are sure there is no concussion.

Girls 10% More Likely to Suffer Concussion Than Boys

And they take longer to recover than boys. They don’t know why.

http://www.momsteam.com/health-safety/concussions-women-more-succeptible

Equestrian Sports Have the Highest Rate of Concussion

http://abcnews.go.com/Health/horse-riding-leading-sport-related-traumatic-brain-injuries/story?id=38090435