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January 2021

Head Injuries in Rugby


Can we be doing more to reduce head injuries in Rugby?   It has recently been highlighted in the media that Steve Thompson, who won the Rugby World Cup with England in 2003, has been diagnosed with early onset dementia. Thompson, 42, said he cannot remember winning the World Cup, would not want his own [...]

Head Injuries in Rugby2021-01-12T20:21:36+00:00

Concussion in Rugby


Concussion in Rugby   Concussion is still the most common injury within Rugby, with around 70% of concussions occurring during the tackle. Following on from our first article about behind repetitive concussion being linked to  early onset dementia, we are now going to look at concussion itself, it’s symptoms, and how to manage concussion on [...]

Concussion in Rugby2021-01-12T20:13:12+00:00
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