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Athletes With ADHD At Increased Risk Following Concussion

For the past year I have been very interested in studying concussion. I think there is a lot for us to learn about this topic and its affect on our athletes but also I believe as chiropractors we are positioned

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Women May Be At Greater Risk When Heading a Soccer Ball

As a result of having three daughters I read practically any and all research regarding concussion in girls and women. Based on the scant research that exists there is evidence there are clear differences between men/boys from women/girls in regards

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Posted in Exercise and Fitness

Followup After Concussion is Important

Followup after concussion is important but a recent study found many concussed patients are not doing this vital step in their recovery. I have spent a lot of time over the past year studying concussion and its affects on all

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Concussion in the News

I wanted to write a brief post on a few things I have seen in the news recently regarding concussions. In these instances of concussion in the news the first I wanted to point out is what happened to Cubs

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Posted in Healthcare Policy and Politics, Injury Prevention

Mini-Concussions, No Impact on Brain Function?

I read this article and expected more in reality this study found something which may or may not be of any significance. There has been a lot of talk about how damaging hits to the head may be to an

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Childhood Concussions Also Occur Outside of Contact Sports

In my diving into the world of concussion I found early on, we don’t know what we think we know. It is obvious that there are many causes of concussions that do not involve playing sports. The following statement might

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Banning Youth Football In Illinois is Bad Policy

For the past year I have been digging into the literature regarding concussions and sports.  I believe that I have a firm grasp on the topic of concussions, I’ve read the research and I know the neuroanatomy and neurophysiology involved. 

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Posted in Healthcare Policy and Politics, Pediatrics

New Consensus on Concussion Injuries

A new consensus on concussion injuries was published in the April 2017 edition of the British Journal of Sports Medicine. In October of 2016 a group of experts met in Berlin to poor over the evidence up to that date

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Concussion Injuries

When you think about concussion injuries what comes to mind? Is it the crack of a pro football player getting tackled? It might be a major league catcher getting rammed into at home plate. How about a soccer player heading

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Concussion Workshop

Date Change Date on the flyer is wrong Join us on April 6 at 6:30 for about a 45 minute workshop on this important topic of Concussion. We ask you call and tell us who you are bringing so we

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