The high school football season kicks off, and along with it comes many types of sports injuries. Especially concerning to athletes, parents and coaches are head injuries and concussions. According to the Centers for Disease Control, an estimated 300,000 head injuries occur among high school athletes each year.

In this segment of Health Matters, we talk about the impact of head injuries and other traumatic sports injuries with sports medicine specialist, Dr. James Goff from Cleveland Clinic Union Hospital, who has served as team doctor for several high schools and universities.

 L-R: Pharmacists and hosts, Brad White and Paul White discuss concussions, head injuries and other sports-related injures with Dr. James Goff, sports medicine specialist from Cleveland Clinic Union Hospital.

L-R: Pharmacists and hosts, Brad White and Paul White discuss concussions, head injuries and other sports-related injures with Dr. James Goff, sports medicine specialist from Cleveland Clinic Union Hospital.