Practice Precautions During the Summer Months.

Summer practices are underway, and the school year is almost here.  Sports Medicine physician Ayo Adu, M. D. says he’s already seen several Victoria student athletes in his office with sports injuries.   Dr. Adu supports the recommendation of the UIL in reducing the amount of practices that occur during the hot summer months. Click on the link below to see… More →

Dr. Adu Talks About Concussions.

The school year has just started, and while it’s the start of the homework season, it’s also the start of something else, the fall sports season.   Sports Medicine physician Ayo Adu, M. D. says he’s already seen several Victoria student athletes in his office with sports injuries.   Dr. Adu says concussions shouldn’t be taken lightly, and… More →

What is a Concussion?

Traumatic induced alteration in mental status that may or may not be accompanied by loss of consciousness (LOC) Disturbance of brain function without measurable change in brain anatomy Also called Mild Traumatic Brain Injury (MTBI) WHAT ARE THE SIGNS/SYMPTOMS AN ATHLETE HAS SUSTAINED A CONCUSSION? Headache Nausea Vomiting Balance problems Dizziness Fatigue Trouble falling asleep… More →