When someone hits their head, we've all heard the phrase, "they just had their bell rung," but this phrase could be significantly underplaying the trauma of an injury. According to the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, between 1.7 and 3 million sports- and recreation-related concussions happen each year, and it is anticipated that there are millions more that occur and go unreported. There has been a significant amount of research surrounding concussions in recent years and much greater awareness about the associated risks. Read on to learn more about sports-related concussions, recognize the signs of a concussion, and how you can treat and potentially prevent concussions.
New year, new you! Let this be your mantra for 2022! Let 2022 be the year that you take control of your health, wellness, and overall goals you wish to achieve. Here are 22 healthy ways you can start the new year!