A Parents Gamble: Is Your Child's Brain Health Worth the Risk of Future Stardom?

According to a February 2014 NBC News/Wall Street Journal poll, 40% of Americans say they would encourage their children to play a different sport (other than football) because of the rise in concussions.

Did you know…that the number of girls suffering concussions in soccer, accounts for the second largest amount of all concussions reported by young athletes, according to the American Journal of Sports Medicine (Football tops the list).

The following video runs 2:38.  If you are a parent, you will want to watch/hear the three interviews: with an M.D., P.T. and Soccer Mom. You will see the Good, the Bad and the Ugly Side of parenting (not necessarily in that order)

Featured Photo of Madeline Uretsky courtesy of @ConcussionMom  

                                                     

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