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Rest or No Rest After a Concussion?

“Relative rest” is key to concussion recovery, contrary to what many believe. (PsychologyToday.com – December 22, 2016) — Unfortunate advice passed down over the decades has many people believing they already know about concussions, including...

The Best Advice For Handling Concussions

Top tips from athletic trainers dealing with concussions daily (PsychologyToday.com — November 23, 2016) A concussion-caliber collision starts a process inside the brain to manage the effects. While the neural synapses scramble to recalibrate, there is a lot...

Concussion as a “Brain Sprain”

Neurologist Harry Kerasidis, MD defines concussion, and the range of symptoms associated with the brain injury (PsychologyToday.com — September 20, 2016) Ask 10 random people what a concussion is, and you’d probably get 10 answers. Despite all the recent...

10 Concussion Safety Tips for Fall-Winter Student-Athletes

What do you need to know? Honoring National Childhood Injury Prevention Week (PsychologyToday.com — August 30, 2016) Honoring National Childhood Injury Prevention Week starting September 1, parents of student-athletes, among all the others involved in sports,...

Concussion FAQs with Neurologist Harry Kerasidis, MD

Neurologist Harry Kerasidis, MD is the co-founder and inspiration behind of XLNTbrain Sport™, the comprehensive concussion management system. He authored Concussion-ology: Redefining Sports Concussion Management for All Levels which published in December. Here is a...

3 Ways Most Concussion Protocols Fail

3 Ways Most Concussion Protocols Fail  Science shows sport concussion misnomers with gender differences, gaming the tests, and return-to-learn protocols are now being addressed with new technology, moving past “paper and pencil days” By Harry Kerasidis, MD The latest...

New Standard: Concussion Testing  with Annual Pediatric Exams

5 Basics Every Parent Should Expect By Harry Kerasidis, MD Recent changes to concussion protocols raise previous standards of clinical pediatric care. Pediatricians and Family Practitioners are now in position to adopt a new standard of care, which will have positive...

How Do You Recognize a Concussion? Important Tips From a Neurologist

“By being watchful for the signs and symptoms. This includes disorientation, imbalance, incoordination, confusion, headache, nausea, vomiting, sensitivity to light and sound. These can lead to problems with sleeping, problems with mood, and even problems with focus...
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News

Concussion Tech Firms to Disrupt Industry Norms With Every Hit

GForceTracker™ Inc. and XLNTbrain introduce new paradigm in wearable technology at the American Football Coaches Association show, January 8-11 in Nashville. (Newswire.net — January 6, 2017) — Two trailblazing concussion technology firms, XLNTbrain Sport™...

XLNTbrain Shifts Vision and Names Dr. Harry Kerasidis New CEO

The Maryland neurologist who invented XLNTbrain Sport™, an emerging online- and mobile-based concussion management program, is determined to advance concussion testing and protocols worldwide. (Newswire.net — December 6, 2016) National Harbor, MD...

XLNTbrain Sport Translates Concussion Protocol into Spanish

The online- and mobile-based concussion protocol provides new translation for the pre-season “neuro-cognitive” test, opening new markets in US, World (Newswire.net — November 15, 2016) National Harbor, MD — Recognizing the massive Spanish-speaking...

Michigan Athletic Group Says Concussion Program Works

(Chron.com — September 14, 2016) The Michigan High School Athletic Association says its unique sideline concussion testing program for athletes in football and other sports is having a positive impact, though long-term funding is an issue as it heads into its...

Rugby Returns to the Games with New Concussion Risk, Respect

Four things to watch for in the Olympics’ rugby concussion protocol (PsychologyToday.com – July 24, 2016) For the first time since 1924 when USA won gold, Rugby will be played in the 2016 Summer Olympic Games in Rio de Janiero, beginning on Aug. 8 and...
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