Orthopedics Today and DePuy Synthes Joint Reconstruction recognized Aaron K. Salyapongse, M.D., total joint replacement surgeon at Webster Orthopedics, as an emerging leader in joint replacement at the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Annual Meeting.
Athletes of all ages, coaches, and parents should be aware of the symptoms and warning signs of a concussion. Caused by a traumatic hit to the head and common in contact sports such as football and hockey, or sports that do not require a helmet, including soccer, lacrosse, and basketball, a concussion that is not treated quickly and properly can cause prolonged symptoms.
As a non-contact sport, the risk for injury among young baseball and softball players may seem lower than the injury risk for other sports. However, as two of the most popular sports among young athletes, injuries, both acute and overuse, are common on baseball and softball fields across the country.