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How Winter Olympic sports can lead to the potential for head trauma

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HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) -

Steve Uyehara talked with Dr. Will Beringer from Adventist Health Castle on Hawaii News Now - Sunrise about the Winter Olympic Games.

As we look at the Winter Olympics, we're seeing a lot of sports we here in Hawaii we're not used to. However, in those games there is the potential for head trauma, concussions and the like.  

Dr. Beringer talked about the protocols for athletes with concussions, signs and the mental side of dealing with those injuries.

American Association of Neurological Surgeons

American Medical Society for Sports Medicine position statement: concussion in sport

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