Could a certain kind of brain imaging called high definition fiber tracking help diagnose concussion and assess recovery?
Rob Pratte was joined by Hall of Fame Linemen Joe DeLamielleure to discuss brain injuries in the NFL.
UPMC neurosurgeon Dr. Joseph Maroon reacts to Tony Dorsett’s CTE diagnosis with Vinnie & Cook on Sportsradio 93.7 The Fan.
For 20 seasons, Brett Favre stared down some of the biggest, meanest players in the NFL, and won. Now retired, 44-year-old Favre says this memory loss is far more frightening than anything he faced on the field.
After a concussion, how do you get the information from the field to the doctor’s office? An app is taking information right from the field, court or rink and putting it directly in doctors’ hands.
After earning three Super Bowl rings with the Steelers and a career in college coaching, football remains in John Banaszak’s blood. It’s what remains in his brain though that worries him.
The NFL agreed to pay more than three-quarters of a billion dollars to settle lawsuits from thousands of former players who developed dementia or other concussion-related brain disorders they say were caused by the very on-field violence that fueled the game’s rise to popularity and profit.
Former NFL offensive lineman Kyle Turley joined Starkey, Miller and Mueller to talk about the upcoming documentary he’s a part of “United States of Football” in which they discuss the dangers of playing football at every level.
Could a practice uniform protect you from concussions? The North Hills school district hopes so. They get exclusive use of pads, and eventually jerseys, to keep proper tackling on target.
Can minor blows to the head, which fall short of concussion, lead to autoimmune disease later?
PITTSBURGH (NewsRadio 1020 KDKA) — Dr. Gerald Pifer talks to two West Penn Allegheny Health System psychologists about psychiatric illness. Dr. Mike Fanzen and Glen Getz address the short and long term effects of concussions, […]
High school playoff football is kicking off in towns all over Southwestern Pennsylvania. But some people envision a day when youth football will be only a shadow of what it used to be.
Preventing concussions has become a huge topic in the sports world. Doctors, researchers, and many other professionals are constantly looking for ways to stop the high number of head injuries.
“Head Games,” a revealing documentary about the silent concussion crisis in American sports, has its Pittsburgh debut tonight at the Harris Theater. With that in mind, its director, Steve James, joined The Fan Morning Show to chat about the film.
KDKA’s Bob Pompeani caught up with former NFL quarterback Jim McMahon.