Early indicators may predict recovery time from concussion in athletes, study finds

February 29, 2012

Discuss in OrthoMind Early neurological indicators and symptoms can predict a protracted healing time in certain concussion cases, according to…

Study of football players suggests concussions caused by series of hits

February 6, 2012
A 2-year study of high school football players suggests that concussions are likely caused by many hits over time and not from a single blow to…

New pediatric concussion guidelines released

Spine Surgery Today, July/August 2014
The first comprehensive pediatric concussion guidelines were released in June as part of a collaborative effort between researchers from the…

A game day plan can reduce consequences of catastrophic spine injuries

Spine Surgery Today, July/August 2014
PHILADELPHIA — Although catastrophic injuries to the spine are rare in youth who participate in sports, having a game day, pre-hospital…

AAN position statement: Physicians must educate, protect athletes from concussions

Spine Surgery Today, July/August 2014
The American Academy of Neurology took a firm stance on the management of athletes who have suffered a concussion in a July 9 press release, in which…