Educational campaign bridges gap between head injuries and balance /inner ear problems.
National Hockey League (NHL) Stanley Cup finalist and former captain of the New Jersey Devils, Bryce Salvador, has partnered with VeDA to educate, inform and advocate for vestibular patients.
If somone had a concussion, would you know the symptoms?
New Faculty of Kinesiology physiotherapy treatment decreases time for medical clearance to return to sport.
By Darlene Superville
WASHINGTON (AP) — Concerned that too little is known about the effects of head injuries in young athletes, President Barack Obama is bringing representatives of professional sports leagues, coaches, parents, youth sports players, researchers and others to the White House to help educate the public about youth sports concussions.
Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski experienced dizziness during a timeout early in the second half of Wednesday night’s game at Wake Forest and did not conduct a his usual post-game press conference.
Believe it or not, elite skaters rarely feel dizzy, experts say. But skaters do have a few secrets to keep them on their feet after completing one of their spirals.
Hi. I am Art Caplan from the New York University (NYU) Langone Medical Center, the Division of Medical Ethics. I am a big football fan. I played football. I watch football. I am unfortunately a fan of the Philadelphia Eagles, so I am rarely rewarded for my partisanship and support.
Former world downhill champ’s participation at Lake Louise not likely, while he’s running out of time to make Sochi qualifying standard
by Vicky Hall, Calgary Herald
As a World Cup ski racer, John Kucera realizes he’s at higher risk that most for broken bones, torn ligaments and pretty much every traumatic injury known to the tall foreheads in sports medicine. But the Calgarian can’t quite come to grips with the latest obstacle on the road to the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia.
By Cole Petrochko, Staff Writer, MedPage Today
ORLANDO -- At least one concussion symptom was common in roughly two-thirds of pediatric sports medicine and orthopedic patients who had no history of the disorder, researchers reported here.
However, vestibular deficits -- common in roughly 81% of a separate sample of pediatric sports medicine clinic patients who did have concussions -- were not seen in this healthy group, according to research from Neil Khanna, BS, of the Feinberg School of Medicine in Chicago, Ill., and colleagues.