Discussions of Concussions

People in Fargo gather to hear a Mayo Clinic Physician’s discussion of concussions.

Teaming up with Essentia Health, pediatric sports medicine expert Doctor David Soma sheds light on protecting young athletes from concussions.

Teachers, parents, coaches and school administrators learned how to protect their kids by recognizing the signs of a concussion and establishing a full recovery.

Dr. Soma says this can ensure the health of youth in sports.

“I still think we can do a better job. In identifying who has a concussion and when they are diagnosed with a concussion, make sure they are gradually and safely returned both back to the classroom as well as sports,” said Soma.

Essentia Health is working with other Mayo Clinic experts in pediatric neurology.