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Individual Approach Works Best When It Comes To Treating Sports-Related Concussions
2013-03-19 14:32:26

In 1997, the American Academy of Neurology (AAN) created a set of guidelines on the best ways to diagnose and treat a concussion. These guidelines suggested a fixed rest time for athletes who took a good knock on the head. After more than 15 years, the AAN has updated these guidelines and now suggests doctors and on-the-field trainers take an individual approach when determining how long a player should sit out of the game.

Helmets Not Doing Enough To Protect The Brain In Contact Sports
2013-03-12 12:53:19

While there was a time when athletes in so-called “contact” sports such as football took to the field sans helmet, today many sports – everything from baseball to cycling to hockey – now require competitors to wear the ubiquitous “brain bucket.” Even non-competitive athletes such as recreational skiers and snowboarders are told that wearing a helmet is a good idea.

2013-03-12 11:04:52

A single concussion may cause lasting structural damage to the brain.

2013-03-11 23:01:37

A single concussion may cause lasting structural damage to the brain, according to a new study published online Tuesday, March 12, in the journal Radiology. Oak

2013-03-09 23:01:32

Ken Harrell, a Charleston accident lawyer, says serious brain injury is a sudden and devastating condition that most families will need legal assistance to cope with. North

2013-03-08 23:01:57

The Michigan brain injury attorneys at Buckfire & Buckfire, P.C.

2013-03-07 15:42:29

Most scientists are starting to agree that repeat, sub-concussive hits to the head are dangerous and linked to neurological disorders later in life.

2013-02-13 23:04:03

Head injury lawyer Michael Kaplen has been chosen to be a featured speaker at the Florida Justice Association Annual Meeting. Pleasantville, NY (PRWEB) February

2013-01-29 12:48:32

The Virginia Tech – Wake Forest University School of Biomedical Engineering and Sciences is expanding its ground-breaking research of testing football helmets to reduce the number of concussions to now include hockey, baseball, softball, and lacrosse.


Word of the Day
meacock
  • An uxorious, effeminate, or spiritless man.
  • A timorous, cowardly fellow.
Probably a blend of meek and cock, or from meek +‎ -ock (“diminutive suffix”).