Skip to Content

About Us

Find a Doctor


To search Houston doctors, please select a specialty & submit your Zip Code below.

Advanced Search
Search by Doctor's Name

Schedule Now

Newest concussion prevention crackdown: Cheerleading

(June14, 2013)

Those vicious helmet-to-helmet hits got everyone's attention, but Texas officials this week took a step to make another dangerous school activity less risky for concussions: cheerleading.

The University Interscholastic League, which sets rules for public school athletics in Texas, voted Tuesday to bring spirit squads under the umbrella of safety protections the Legislature in 2011 put in place for student-athletes. Cheerleading squads were not included in that legislation.

Read the full article »