Head Injuries: Often Overlooked Impacts on Teen Athletes

Dr. Regina Rei Lamourelle with Dr. Chris Koutures

What is often casually viewed as a “mild concussion” or other benign head trauma can in fact be a serious brain injury with wide ranging impact on a teen’s development. In this segment we discuss the basics every parent, teacher and coach needs to know about how head injuries may impact a teenager.
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May 8, 2009
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Chris Koutures, MD, FAAP, is American Board of Pediatrics Certified in both general pediatrics and sports medicine and practices both specialties in Anaheim Hills, CA. He currently serves as a physician for the US Men’s and Women’s National Volleyball Teams (2008 Olympic Gold and Silver Medalists), Cal State University Fullerton Intercollegiate Athletics, Orange Lutheran and Northwood (Irvine) High Schools, Chapman University Dance Department, and OC On Stage Performing Arts Medical Network.
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