During summer, people dive into high-energy outdoor sports such as cycling, rock climbing, kayaking and zip lining. These sports are terrific and increase physical fitness but they also carry the risk of concussion. Eric Small, MD, Pediatric and Adult Sports Medicine specialist with Westchester Health Orthopedics and Sports Medicine and our Medical Director of Orthopedics and Sports Medicine, has specific expertise in concussions and has recently written a very informative blog on the subject, offering practical advice on how to help avoid this potentially catastrophic injury.
Everybody loves summer. They’re outside, they’re active, they’re playing sports, and sometimes, they’re getting injured. However, enjoying summer sports does not have to mean a trip to the emergency room. By following these common sense guidelines from Eric Small, MD, Pediatric and Adult Sports Medicine specialist with our Westchester Health Orthopedics and Sports Medicine group, in his recent blog, you and your family can enjoy summer sports while staying safe.