Head injury from sport is serious and can cause disability, mental impairment and even death. Common injuries to the head that occur whilst playing sport include traumatic brain injury, concussion, skull fracture, hematoma and contusion. Learn more about treatment, prevention and recovery from head injuries sustained from sport.
Adrian Rotunno is a medical doctor in the Sports & Exercise Medicine fellowship at the Sports Science Institute of South Africa, and qualified physiotherapist. Team physician for Dimension Data pro-cycling, and Boland Rugby. Special interests include endurance sport, in particular cycling, as well as contact sports.
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