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Dr. Shah Discusses Concussions in Harness Racing

Dr. Nirav Shah, a neurosurgeon and concussion expert, discusses the important facts about concussions. If not treated and managed properly, a concussion can result in permanent brain damage and even death. Concussions are a form of brain injuries resulting in over 50,000 deaths a year in the United States.

Whether you're jogging, training or racing, falls are a real risk in harness racing. Dr. Shah discusses how to assess, treat and manage a concussion.

He also discusses the ImPACT testing program by professional and school contact sport organizations to assist in the detection and treatment of concussions.


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