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2014-10-22 23:07:18

Dale Earnhardt Jr., Others Help ReThinkConcussions.com Spotlight Education, Evidence, Expertise Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (PRWEB) October 22, 2014 At a time when the national concussion conversation instills fear and uncertainty among parents and athletes at all levels, the UPMC Sports Medicine Concussion Program is working to change the current discussion where two powerful messages are lost: Concussions can be treated, and there are evidence-based therapies that result in full recoveries...

2014-10-22 08:31:08

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- InVivo Therapeutics Holdings Corp. (OTCQB: NVIV) based in Cambridge, MA is revolutionizing spinal cord injury (SCI) treatment with their novel Neuro-Spinal Scaffold. This technique has been shown to outperform in tissue regrowth in the spinal cord area when cells are coupled with the scaffold. Made from an FDA approved polymer, the scaffold ultimately breaks down to water and carbon dioxide; making it harmless to the human body. NVIV...

2014-10-16 23:11:53

MMTR Physiotherapy’s new research results reveal the effectiveness of MyoWorx® Concussion Treatment for chronic post-concussion symptoms. MMTR’s team of medical professionals conducted all research at MMTR Physiotherapy’s Guelph-based specialty clinic using the MyoWorx® Treatment protocol, and the results of the study were recently presented at the ACRM Conference. GUELPH, ONTARIO (PRWEB) October 16, 2014 MMTR Physiotherapy’s new research results reveal the effectiveness...

2014-10-16 23:11:18

Following a successful inaugural event last fall and on-going sports safety public awareness campaign, the New York State Athletic Trainers’ Association (NYSATA) is holding its 2nd annual “Athletic Training Recognition Week” from Friday, October 17 through Sunday, October 26, 2014. It is the hope of NYSATA that by promoting events like this throughout the year, the importance of establishing thorough emergency protocols and providing appropriate medical personnel, such as a...

2014-10-16 23:03:03

“Legal Issues, Timely Decision Making, and Available Options for Survivors of Traumatic Brain Injury” to be Topic of Presentation. The annual conference features professional speakers, including doctors, attorneys, and other brain injury specialists, who are committed to helping survivors of brain injuries and those involved directly in their support, such as family, therapists, and caregivers. Denver, CO (PRWEB) October 16, 2014 Peter Burg and David Hersh, attorney shareholders of...

2014-10-16 23:01:15

In an affidavit, the Brain Injury Association of America states that the settlement excludes numerous physical and behavioral consequences of brain injury from the list of qualifying diagnoses for treatment and compensation. Vienna, VA (PRWEB) October 16, 2014 The Brain Injury Association of America (BIAA) continues to voice concern about the proposed settlement between former players and the National Football league (NFL) over concussion-related injuries (case 2:12-md-02323-AB). On...

2014-10-15 08:29:15

Phase 1 Clinical Trial - External Trigeminal Nerve Stimulation for Traumatic Brain Injury LOS ANGELES, Oct. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- NeuroSigma(®), Inc. (NeuroSigma), a California-based life sciences company focused on commercialization of its non-invasive Monarch eTNS System for the treatment of neurological and neuropsychiatric disorders, today announced that it has entered into a Cooperative Research and Development Agreement (CRADA) with the U.S. Veterans Affairs (VA) for a...

2014-10-09 23:12:50

Brain State Technologies announces the publication of new scientific paper in Frontiers in Psychology Scottsdale, Arizona (PRWEB) October 09, 2014 Brain State Technologies LLC, located in Scottsdale, Arizona, is pleased to announce the publication of a scientific paper that proposes an advanced explanation of how traumatic stress can affect health and behavior. The paper suggests that many of the difficulties faced by individuals who have experienced stress or trauma may be related to...

2014-10-09 04:20:52

Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation Launches "The Big Idea" Campaign to Raise $15 Million for the Next Phase of Epidural Stimulation Research to Enable People Living with Spinal Cord Injury to Recover Autonomic and Motor Functions SHORT HILLS, N.J., Oct. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On the eve of the 10-year anniversary of the passing of actor and activist Christopher Reeve (9/25/52 - 10/10/04), today, the Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation launched the most ambitious...

2014-10-08 23:08:38

Therapists Use Advanced Screening System To Identify Concussions in Student Athletes, Recommend Critical Next Steps Selma, TX (PRWEB) October 08, 2014 Texas Physical Therapy Specialists (TexPTS) is a proud provider of critical Immediate Post-Concussion Assessment and Cognitive Testing (ImPACT) screening for concussions. ImPACT is the most widely used and most scientifically sound computerized concussion evaluation system available. In June 2011, the American Journal of Sports Medicine...


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  • A unit of saved energy.
Coined by Amory Lovins, chairman of the Rocky Mountain Institute as a contraction of negative watt on the model of similar compounds like megawatt.