Checkup Newsroom (soccer)

2015
September
14,
2015
| 04:41 PM America/Chicago
The University Interscholastic League (UIL) only tracks concussion data from a sample of 263 schools. In 2014, these districts reported 295 concussions. Last night, NBC 5 Investigates released an enlightening report looking at the rates of concuss...
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September
01,
2015
| 04:59 PM America/Chicago
A federal judge in a class-action NFL concussion lawsuit approved a plan that could pay thousands of players more than $1 billion over the next 65 years. Richard Roberts, M.D., a neurosurgeon at Cook Children’s, wonders what it’s worth for your ch...
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August
21,
2015
| 05:40 PM America/Chicago
Awareness regarding the potential negative effects of concussions has increased dramatically in recent years. As we learn more about concussions, guidelines for how best to treat athletes continue to evolve. Most athletic trainers and coaches have co...
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June
08,
2015
| 04:00 PM America/Chicago
You are rushing your kids off to a practice, a game or an event during the school year. Even your vacation seems rushed. Why not enjoy the summer? One of our physical therapists gives some helpful tips on relieving stress and learning to relax.  ...
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February
20,
2015
| 09:01 PM America/Chicago
Before we know it, spring will be here. Each spring, we see plenty of signs advertising sports and activities for kids, but do we really need to take toddlers to soccer, T-Ball, gymnastics and swimming? The answer is complicated. Yes, it's very...
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2014
January
14,
2014
| 03:04 PM America/Chicago
Are you ready for some football?  Or should I say fútbol? Or futebol?Maybe, you prefer soccer.Maybe you don’t prefer it all, but you probably won’t be able to avoid it. Especially after the U.S. men’s team early success.Regardless of how you pronounc...
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