concussion http://kcur.org en Concussion Debate Sparks New Treatments http://kcur.org/post/concussion-debate-sparks-new-treatments <p>Three years ago, a Spring Hill High football player collapsed on the field after a stunning play. The cause? Brain hemorrhaging due to a concussion that went unrecognized and untreated.&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5;">With sports-related brain injuries on the rise, many are calling for major safety reforms and a new approach to handle the problem.&nbsp;</span></p> Thu, 16 Jan 2014 16:43:26 +0000 Steve Kraske, Beth Lipoff & Cody Newill 49853 at http://kcur.org Concussion Debate Sparks New Treatments Concussions And Head Trauma In Contact Sports http://kcur.org/post/concussions-and-head-trauma-contact-sports <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Several cases have been popping up in the news in which former NFL players are suing either the league, or their team organization, for injuries or disorders they have developed after retiring. They claim that the professional organizations that used to employ them are responsible for the health problems they are now experience.</span></p> Wed, 04 Dec 2013 20:53:39 +0000 Brian Ellison, Matthew Long-Middleton & Sydney Llewellyn 47820 at http://kcur.org Concussions And Head Trauma In Contact Sports Despite Concussion, Cassel Not Ruled Out Of Play...Yet http://kcur.org/post/despite-concussion-cassel-not-ruled-out-playyet <p><a href="http://www.kcchiefs.com/">Kansas City Chiefs</a> head football coach Romeo Crennel confirmed today that quarterback <a href="http://www.kcchiefs.com/team/roster/Matt-Cassel/5fbc174a-bfb6-45f9-9559-0bb09433efd4">Matt Cassel</a> has a concussion as the result of play in Sunday's loss to the Baltimore Ravens. &nbsp; Mon, 08 Oct 2012 21:59:45 +0000 Greg Echlin 25695 at http://kcur.org Despite Concussion, Cassel Not Ruled Out Of Play...Yet