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Interview: Dr. Robert Baker, Concussions
(NEWSCHANNEL 3) - It's estimated nearly 164,000 patients were diagnosed with concussions last year.
Half were kids between 12 and 15 years old.
Tuesday and on August 15th Bronson is hosting discussions about concussions in young athletes.
It's aimed at helping coaches, trainers and volunteers learn about the signs and symptoms of head trauma.
Last June, Michigan became the 39th state to enact a law that regulates sports concussions, including when a player could be permitted to return to the field.
This morning we were joined by Dr. Robert Baker of Bronson Orthopedic and Sports Medicine to learn more about it.