Tag - concussion

Learnings from the recent physiotherapy concussion symposium

Sport Physiotherapy Canada- Clinical Considerations for Interdisciplinary Care: Concussion Symposium This past weekend, I had the opportunity to attend the first annual Sport Physiotherapy Canada Concussion Symposium. This conference focuses on the current best practices surrounding concussion management and the speakers included the top researchers, clinicians and neurosurgeons in the [...]

Some concussions need more than rest

  Concussion Treadmill Test and Concussion rehabilitation If you have suffered a concussion you have probably been to a doctor who has told you to rest. Rest your mind and rest your body until your symptoms go away. And for most people, up to 90% of those who suffer concussions, this [...]

Insights from Concussion Expert/Specialist Dr. John Leddy

I had the opportunity to spend the day with Dr. John Leddy, clinic director of the University of Buffalo Concussion Clinic  and renowned published author on concussions.  Dr. Leddy is first and foremost an inspiring clinician who has nothing but time, answers and options for his patients.  He also happens to [...]

Zurich 2012: Concussion Consensus Statement Update

Every 3 or 4 years concussion experts from around the world gather to update all stakeholders (health care providers, coaches, parents and organizations) on the evidence to date for concussions in sport. The resulting document that emerges from these brilliant minds is then worshipped as the holy grail of [...]

Concussions: evaluating potential prevention and management solutions

NHL star Sidney Crosby is on the verge of returning to play after a 10 month concussion hiatus.   With all the attention brought to the issue of concussions in the wake of his absence, the question is has his injury sparked positive change?…or are we any closer to a [...]