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2014-07-10 09:44:40

American Academy of Neurology Position statement released as AAN hosts first Sports Concussion Conference in Chicago The American Academy of Neurology (AAN), the largest professional association of neurologists and a leading authority on sports concussion, is releasing a new position paper that states doctors have an ethical obligation to educate and protect athletes from sports concussion and clear them to play only when the athlete is medically ready, standing firm against objections...

2014-06-25 23:05:46

Find out if you're using concussion management best practices. Join the Concussion Health community today and receive a 50 percent discount. Austin, Texas (PRWEB) June 25, 2014 Through its ongoing collaboration with physicians and clinical specialists, Concussion Health has gathered a comprehensive list of frequently asked clinical questions regarding the current assessment and treatment of patients suffering from concussions, dizziness and balance disorders. With the growing...

2014-05-07 09:40:15

A study of concussion patients using diffusion tensor imaging (DTI) found that males took longer to recover after concussion than females did. Results of the study, which show that DTI can be used as a bias-free way to predict concussion outcome, are published online in the journal Radiology. Each year, more than 17 million Americans suffer a mild traumatic brain injury (mTBI), more commonly known as a concussion, of which approximately 15 percent suffer persistent symptoms beyond three...

2014-05-06 23:18:02

A study of concussion patients using diffusion tensor imaging (DTI) found that males took longer to recover after concussion than females did. Results of the study, which show that DTI can be used as a bias-free way to predict concussion outcome, are published online, May 6, in the journal Radiology. Oak Brook, IL (PRWEB) May 06, 2014 A study of concussion patients using diffusion tensor imaging (DTI) found that males took longer to recover after concussion than females did. Results of...

2014-05-01 23:14:00

MMTR Inc., physiotherapy-based clinic, has revamped their gym facilities in Guelph, Ontario and added top of the line equipment. Their gym has been designed specifically for the MyoWorx® Concussion Treatment program, a comprehensive model that has been rapidly gaining interest in the medical field. Guelph, Ontario (PRWEB) May 01, 2014 The gym space is dedicated to MMTR’s concussion patients, and is furnished with equipment to successfully service clients throughout their treatment....

2014-04-14 23:00:11

Researchers using information provided by a magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) technique have identified regional white matter damage in the brains of people who experience chronic dizziness and other symptoms after concussion. The results of this research are published online, April 15, in the journal Radiology. OAK BROOK, Ill. (PRWEB) April 14, 2014 Researchers using information provided by a magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) technique have identified regional white matter damage in the...

2014-03-11 12:26:18

ANNAPOLIS, Md., March 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- HeadFirst Sports Injury and Concussion Care, a program of Maryland-based Righttime Medical Care, is providing an educational grant to support a continuing medical education program for certified athletic trainers that has been developed by The Sandra and Malcolm Berman Brain & Spine Institute at LifeBridge Health (BSI) in Baltimore. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140204/PH58878LOGO The brainchild of Dennis Rivenburgh, MS,...

2014-02-26 23:25:29

Flood Law Group today announced that they are now representing football players in head injury cases with claims related to injuries sustained during their playing days. The announcement comes on the heels of a recent study that found that certain types of helmets are over 50% more effective at preventing concussions than others. Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) February 26, 2014 The Flood Law Group announced today that they are now representing current and former football players in head injury...

2014-01-06 00:20:26

Limiting texting, homework, online activity may help hasten recovery for teen athletes BOSTON, Jan. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A study of 335 teen athletes diagnosed with concussion suggests that patients who comply with cognitive rest limits may recover faster than those who engage in increased cognitive activity, such as texting, reading and playing video games. The prospective cohort study, conducted at Boston Children's Hospital and published Jan. 6 in Pediatrics, provides...

2013-11-30 23:01:46

North American Seminars provides continuing education course for physical therapists, occupational therapists, physical therapy assistants and occupational therapy assistants. The Traumatic Brain Injury Course will be presented on February 15-16, 2014 at Methodist Dallas Medical Center in Dallas Texas. Franklin. TN (PRWEB) November 30, 2013 This course is a Two-day, advanced seminar focusing on balance and vestibular sequellae that may arise following a concussion or mild traumatic brain...


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