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How to Protect Your Child From Sports Injuries This School Year

With another school year comes another year of youth sports, and sports injuries. We welcome your questions about how Houston area schools, coaches and parents can try to protect their young athletes from serious injury, including the latest thinking on treating concussions. Our guests are: Dr. Alfred Mansour, Pediatric Orthopedic and Sports Medicine Surgeon at […]

With another school year comes another year of youth sports, and sports injuries.

We welcome your questions about how Houston area schools, coaches and parents can try to protect their young athletes from serious injury, including the latest thinking on treating concussions.

Our guests are: Dr. Alfred Mansour, Pediatric Orthopedic and Sports Medicine Surgeon at Children's Memorial Hermann Hospital and team physician for the Houston Rockets; and Dr. Kenneth Podell, Co-Director of Houston Methodist's Concussion Center.

More: Dealing with Concussions in Youth Sports (Houston Matters, Oct. 8, 2013)

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Michael Hagerty

Michael Hagerty

Senior Producer, Houston Matters

Michael Hagerty is the senior producer for Houston Matters. He's spent more than 20 years in public radio and television and dabbled in minor league baseball, spending four seasons as the public address announcer for the Reno Aces, the Triple-A affiliate of the Arizona Diamondbacks.

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