Football players are not the only ones during this busy fall sports season to get concussions. The cheerleaders boosting the team up right alongside them are equally as susceptible. One third of all cheer injuries are concussions, in addition to the many serious orthopedic ones that cheerleaders often suffer. Sports neurologist and concussion expert, Dr.
With kids and teenagers back on the field (following a very tumultuous year), there is likely to be a rise in youth concussions. Pediatric Neurologist and Sports Neurologist Dr. Kate Labiner shared on the subject in a recent interview: What are the most typical causes of concussions for younger recreational athletes? Sports are definitely a
Fall concussion season here in Central Texas generally runs through December. As football and soccer are both highly competitive right now, there’s always the risk that children and teenagers playing these sports may suffer from a concussion in the next few months. Child Neurology Consultants’ sports neurologist and concussion expert Dr. Kate Labiner recently spoke
The British Journal of Sports Medicine recently published a new study that found approximately one-third of all children and teenagers who experience prolonged concussion symptoms go on to suffer mental health side effects as well. This is something to take note of around here as kids return to playing fall sports, like football and soccer,
Child Neurology Consultants of Austin is thrilled to announce one of our own as a Texas Monthly SuperDoctors “Rising Star” for 2021. Dr. Kate Labiner was named to this prestigious listing in the current July issue of the magazine. Dr. Labiner is a pediatric neurologist, epileptologist, and sports neurologist. She holds a special interest in
New research is being conducted and technologies developed every single day on behalf of concussion prevention and management. This is great news. Because over the past several months, children and teenagers all over the country have returned to organized sports after the long shutdown due to Covid-19. Studies show that this group–kids and adolescents–are more