On Your Side: Staying ahead of the game
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Roughly 1.5 million people in the US are treated for a head injury every year. The majority of those cases are mild concussions. The actual number is probably higher because a lot of people never seek treatment, not knowing they suffered a concussion.
Baseline testing is a way for coaches and parents to keep a closer eye on the effects of hard-nosed competition.
Don Nelson talks to Dr. Kurt Nilsson, an advocate for baseline testing for student athletes, and former Bronco Matt Kaiserman.