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2014-10-29 08:35:12

New SIM-P(TM) Monitor in Headbands and Skullcaps Count and Score Impacts During Play NORWALK, Conn., Oct. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Triax Technologies Inc today announced that they have teamed with Abby Wambach, U.S. Women's National Team and all-time high-goal scorer known for her spectacular headers, to launch the SIM-P(TM) (Smart Impact Monitor) to support long-term player health and safety. As the first device of its kind to earn the Hit Count® certification in all sports...

2014-10-29 00:22:05

LONDON, Oct. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- About Intracranial StentsIntracranial stents are stainless steel mesh-like tubes with anatomic features to achieve a perfect combination of radial strength and flexibility. Intracranial stents are used in the treatments of cerebral aneurysms, intracranial aneurysms, and intracranial atherosclerosis that cause about eight percent of all ischemic strokes. Aneurysm is a condition in which the artery widens and becomes weaker than a normal artery...

2014-10-28 20:24:11

Motorcycle riders under age 21 suffer fewer traumatic head injuries in states with mandatory helmet use laws than young riders in states with age-restricted ones SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Young motorcycle riders are significantly less likely to sustain a traumatic brain injury (TBI) if they live in a state with universal motorcycle helmet laws instead of a state with age-restricted ones, according to new findings presented today at the 2014 Clinical...

2014-10-23 08:36:26

For Outstanding Contributions That Assist Georgians With Traumatic Brain and Spinal Cord Injuries ATLANTA, Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Brain and Spinal Injury Trust Fund Commission presented at its recently held Annual Meeting the 2014 Pathfinder Award to Representative Kevin Tanner (R) 9th of Dawsonville, Georgia for his Outstanding Contributions to Georgians with traumatic brain and spinal cord injuries. Representative Tanner was cited by Commission Chairman JD...

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...


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