Informative Essay On Concussions

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Sports injuries are very common in today 's world. Sports injuries are very bad right now and could be a problem in the future too. Concussions happen often in sports like football. Concussions can cause you to be dizzy have headaches and be sensitive to light. Concussions can also be a problem for the future. Concussions can lead to future brain diseases like CTE. Concussions aren’t the only injury that is common in sports like football. Knee injuries like tearing your ACL. Tearing your ACL could cause knee problems for the rest of your life. One more injury is Tommy john surgery in baseball which can cause you to be out of sports for a long time. Concussions are becoming a very common injury in sports. 244 People got a concussion in the NFL in the 2016 season. That number is down compared to 275 in 2015 but up from 206 in 2014 and 229 in 2013. I still believe we could get those numbers down even more. If we have the best helmets possible and teach everybody how to tackle right from the beginning we will have very few concussions. People not having concussions will benefit our whole community. People with diseases caused by concussion could have to have somebody care for them. Having to care for them can take up their time to do something amazing in the world.…show more content…
From 2010 to 2013 players in the NFL suffered 219 ACL tears. That is a very high number for only ACL tears. There is many other knee injuries that are possible to happen. People need to make sure they don’t go back to sports too early after the injury. The risk of reinjury is a lot higher if you return to early. Make sure you do physical therapy and go slow into your return to sports. If you return too early it will put you at a greater risk for reinjury which could further lead to bad knee problems like osteoarthritis. Osteoarthritis can cause your life to be very
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