Concussions In The Youth

By Michael Yorio, MD

Uncovering Concussions in our Youth

This wellness newsletter discusses concussions in youth.

“For an athlete suffering from a concussion, it is important to seek the assistance of an appropriate health care provider.  A provider who is knowledgeable with the management of concussions and their return to sport.”, states Dr. Michael Yorio.  Dr. Yorio is the Jacksonville Jaguars Internal Medicine Physician and Internal Medicine/Sports Medicine Physician at the Jacksonville Orthopaedic Institute in Jacksonville, Florida.  To schedule an appointment for a concussion with Dr. Yorio, please call 904-391-6955.

Concussions in Youth

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The JOI Concussion Center

is focused on diagnosis, management and facilitation of return to play or return to daily activity protocols with patients. Concussions are typically traumatic brain injuries that negatively affect brain functions. Often times concussions are resultant from sports or activities resulting in violent whipping of the head.

Make an appointment by calling (904)JOI-2000 or clicking the image below. If you suspect a concussion, you should immediately seek the medical attention of a physician or medical professional.

 

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