Concussion programs

August 8th, 2013

Rothman Offers the Best Concussion Program in the Region

Children and teenagers suffer more than 173,200 concussions every single year. Concussions are traumatic brain injuries caused by force to the head and are actually the number one injury among athletes. Normally an individual experiencing a concussion exhibits some type of symptoms immediately after the incident occurs. Symptoms can vary greatly from case to case and so it is important for patients to see a professional as soon as possible in order to be correctly diagnosed and treated. Symptoms may include physical ailments as well as mental confusion and emotional turbulence. Ensuring a full and quick recovery is the goal of Rothman Orthopaedic Institute’s concussion program.
The team of specialists in the concussion program at Rothman Orthopaedic Institute is headed by one of the leading doctors in sports medicine in the area, Dr. Franks. Dr. Franks is board certified in Family Medicine and Sports Medicine by the American Board of Osteopathic Family Physicians. He currently treats concussion patients in the concussion program at Rothman Orthopaedic Institute's Marlton and Sewell, NJ offices. Dr. Franks also serves as the team physician for USA wrestling, works with the Philadelphia Phillies and serves several area high schools as an advisor on concussion issues. 
Rothman Orthopaedic Institute's outstanding team of physicians work closely with one another in to provide patients with the most cutting edge treatment plans after a concussion occurs. Helping athletes return to their normal level of activity as soon as possible is one of the goals of this concussion program. When you choose Rothman Orthopaedic Institute, you can be confident that you are receiving the best possible service in the area of concussion care. To schedule an appointment, please contact us today. Our many convenient locations make seeing a doctor easy. Also, look for the new Rothman Orthopaedic Urgent Care clinics opening soon!
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