Weekly Concussion Update
Crowdfunding for safer helmets; when to return to sport; psychological resilience as a post-concussion syndrome indicator; abnormal levels of gamma waves in veterans with persistent concussion symptoms; TBI patients treated with acupuncture had lower dementia rates in the long-term; beautiful brain podcast about CTE.
Biopharma producing CBD from algae for concussion medication, a portable blood test for concussions in clinical trails, self hand-shiatsu for sleep, many hockey helmets unsafe, a study of water polo and head impacts.
Insomnia triples athletes’ risk of concussion, medical cannabis reduces migraine headaches, TBI screening for foster care children, dentists could be the first line of defense against concussion and TBI.
1.3. Million HS sports concussions per year, HS principals underestimate concussion frequency; University of Calgary online concussion course, vestibular rehab and mental health, Jennifer Lawrence will play veteran recovering from a traumatic brain injury, new HS hockey rules on checking reduce concussion rates, Romberg balance test predicts longer duration of symptoms, baseline testing not recommended.
FDA warning against consumer concussion diagnosis apps, teenagers and driving, Game of Thrones actor, pro soccer temporary concussion substitute, Danish employment study, step towards CTE diagnosis in living patients, majority of parents favor age restrictions for tackle football.
NHL Alumni CBD study, diagnostic study uses EEG, college athlete and sleep, rehab improves symptoms, TBI and domestic violence, TBI and intimate partner violence, emergency room concussion discharge, Canada restrict full tackle football under age 12, consensus on video signs of concussion in pro sports.
Exercise as rehabilitation, free online concussion course, functional neurology, finding providers, medical marijuana for concussion-related chronic pain, suicide and depression, electrical brain stimulator approved for mental health issues, EYE-SYNC approved as an aid for concussion management.