Concussions

Can neck exercises prevent concussions?

A lot of concussion research has tried to identify why some people are more susceptible to concussion than others and neck strength has been increasingly mentioned as a possible factor.

This World News article talks about a recent study that was conducted at Westminster College in Salt Lake City that found a specific regimen of neck exercises played a role in decreasing rates of concussion amongst their athletes.

The study was actually presented at […]

By |April 25th, 2017|Categories: Concussions|Tags: , |0 Comments

5 Things To Know About Concussions

Today’s blog post was written by Craig Kantack, PA, who recently returned from the 2016 Big Sky Athletic Training Sports Medicine Conference, which provides the most up-to-date insights on concussion management.

With the emergence of the movie Concussion and all the discussion surrounding the National Football League and CTE Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy), concussion is a high profile area of medicine especially in the sports setting. What was previously considered a “hard hit” or […]

By |April 3rd, 2016|Categories: Concussions|Tags: , |0 Comments