The movie “Concussion” is helping people across the country understand that a brain injury is not easily recognized when it occurs, and that if proper treatment is not provided, can result in permanent harm. According to the CDC, head injury [ Read More ]
A recent study published in the American Journal of Sports Medicine concluded that position players in major league baseball who sustain concussions suffer statistically measurable dips in hitting statistics.
Recently, on my son’s 12th birthday, I took him to Bucks Fit in Bucks County to take a 20 minute test of his baseline cognitive functioning called the ImPACT test. What is an ImPACT test? This test is intended to [ Read More ]
In my last blog, “14 Signs of a Concussion and Why Youth Baseball Needs Guidelines”, I introduced you to Johnny and the dilemma faced by his coach. Johnny, the shortstop, had suffered a collision with a teammate in a playoff [ Read More ]