Concussion & Sports Related Knee Injury
When we think of Concussions, we tend to associate it with sports. But in truth, many Canadians have had their own concussion crisis to deal with…be it at home, school, the local ice rink or even on the playground. Likewise, specific sports may increase our risk of getting arthritis of the knee. Researchers say many soccer & wrestling athletes have been diagnosed with knee osteoarthritis. Data shows just over 40 % of wrestlers & soccer players will get osteoarthritis of the knee at some point. Host Vijay Saini speaks to Dr. Pargat Bhurji about safe-guards against concussion and arthritis of the knee when playing sports.