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Are We Taking Concussions Too Seriously?

Here’s why concussions deserve our attention. December 11th, 2017 | Pyschologytoday.com – For decades, getting up after a hard hit has been rewarded with a badge of honor for mental and physical toughness. But nowadays, every hit is coming under scrutiny,...

Physical Therapists Play Growing Role in Sports Concussion Management

More athletes turn to their physical therapists for guidance, treatment and the all-important clearance to return-to-play and return-to-learn activities. While Athletic Trainers provide the first line of defense for sports teams privileged to have them on staff, the...

Debunking 10 Common Concussion Myths

Fall brings football and pre-season. Know the facts and fiction on concussions. NATIONAL HARBOR, MD/ August 25, 2017 / PsychologyToday.com / — A deluge of concussion information pours into the media every day, which makes it hard to know who, or what to believe....

What’s Next in Sports Concussion Management?

Survey Says — Research For Treatments In honor of March being National Athletic Trainers Month, I surveyed select LinkedIn followers representing the experts — athletic trainers, entrepreneurs, doctors and other medical professionals — asking them to shed light on...

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,...
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Get to Know Vertigo: The Most Common Sign of Concussion

Neurologist Harry Kerasidis, M.D. Lectures “The Eyes and Ears of Concussion” at the Mid-Atlantic Athletic Trainers’ Association Annual Symposium, May 19-21 NATIONAL HARBOR, MD, UNITED STATES, May 8, 2017 /EINPresswire.com/ — The most common complaint after...

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...
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