This is a short video highlighting concussions and local athletic trainers. Dr. Bowen is the team physician for the Southeast Missouri State University Redhawks, and works with the athletic trainers of the various college teams as well as high school athletes.
Dr. Bowen talks about the common phrase of “getting your bell rung,” and why that needs to go away. People need to understand that concussions are serious. Also, he mentions the ImPACT tests in use at the area high schools through Saint Francis Medical Center.
The Medical Minute is a series that Saint Francis Medical Center out of Cape Girardeau, MO produces for local television.