"Football on trial": America's pride or America's shame?

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On Tuesday night, three accomplished doctors from three very different backgrounds convened at the College of Physicians of Philadelphia to... Read more

New Concussion Center at Navy Yard dedicated to treatment, research

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For all the attention concussions have received in recent years, even the leading experts will admit that the sports medicine community has... Read more

The best of Sports Doc 2013

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From serious matters like concussions and performance enhancing drugs, to inspiring stories of athletes overcoming the odds, we’ve enjoyed... Read more

Phillies' doc: MLB 'very focused' on concussion prevention

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In light of last week’s report on the late Ryan Freel, I decided to outline some of the measures Major League Baseball is taking to address... Read more

Ryan Freel and CTE: What does it mean for baseball's future?

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In the wake of the news that former major league player Ryan Freel was suffering from chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE) at the time of... Read more

How can we convince athletes to report concussion symptoms?

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With the recent nearly $800 million settlement, the NFL is conceding that head injuries occurred and led to serious long term problems. Despite... Read more

'Head Games' author to speak at The Shipley School

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Tuesday night, The Shipley School will welcome Head Games: Football’s Concussion Crisis author Christopher Nowinski to the school’s... Read more

Helmets, mouthguards: Is there 'concussion-proof' equipment for fall sports?

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As fall sports begin in earnest this weekend, I am often asked if head protection can prevent a concussion while engaged in play. Since most... Read more