December 21, 2016
You may be aware of how an athletic mouthguard can prevent knocked out teeth and mouth lacerations during sports, but did you know that it is a small piece of equipment that can also prevent concussions? In any given sport season, approximately 5-10% of athletes will experience a concussion. According to the CDC, 1.6 million to 3.8 million concussions occur yearly. It has become a concern that has gained widespread attention, even from the White House. President Obama took action to raise concussion awareness during his recent presidential term.