Dr. Joe Guettler is the team physician for the Michigan Bucks semi-professional soccer team. He provides onsite game coverage at all their home games, which are played either at Oakland University’s main soccer field in Rochester or at Hurley Field at Anderson Middle School in Berkley.

The Qatar World Cup is upon us! With all the hype with soccer, a frequent question is routinely asked:

There is no increased risk of concussions with heading in soccer (Picture taken from www.soccer-universe.com)

There is no increased risk of concussions with heading in soccer (Picture taken from www.soccer-universe.com)

Does Heading in Soccer Cause Concussions?

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At Performance Orthopedics, we have a team of doctors who specialize in sports related injuries…everything from ACL tears to shoulder dislocations. We also have a sub-specialist in concussions. Dr. Biglin is a board certified Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Specialist who is an expert in concussion treatment. Although concussions in soccer from heading are rare, if you have any questions about a possible concussion, please call our office for a prompt evaluation.