The World Cup is upon us! With all the hype with soccer, a frequent question is routinely asked:

There is no increased risk of concussions with heading in soccer (Picture taken from www.soccer-universe.com)

There is no increased risk of concussions with heading in soccer (Picture taken from www.soccer-universe.com)

Does Heading in Soccer Cause Concussions?

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At Performance Orthopedics, we have a team of doctors who specialize in sports related injuries…everything from ACL tears to shoulder dislocations. We also have a sub-specialist in concussions. Dr. Biglin is a board certified Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Specialist who is an expert in concussion treatment. Although concussions in soccer from heading are rare, if you have any questions about a possible concussion, please call our office for a prompt evaluation.

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