When we talk about sports medicine, we think about injuries to all sorts of structures in our body…the muscles and tendons, ligaments, bones, the brain…..but what about your teeth? You’ve all seen professional hockey players with their jack-o-lantern type smiles as a badge of honor. What do we need to be thinking about in … Continue reading Dental Injuries in Sports
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With advances in technology, you would think that getting lost or not knowing where you were would be a thing of the past, right? Not so. It doesn’t matter what age you grew up in or how tech savvy you are, the ability for paying attention to your surroundings is a skill that should … Continue reading I Know Where I Am – Do YOU?
Who doesn’t love a good story about VAMPIRES? Add in a burney cross or two, some holy water, stakes to the heart and FORBIDDEN LOVE and you’ve got the true recipe to another grand entry in library of KICK ASS 80’s television! It’s time for The Curious Goods Podcast – a Retell, a Revisit … Continue reading Our Review of “Night Prey” – Season 3, Episode 8
We are nearing the end of March 2021. It is Brain Injury Awareness Month but certainly not to be overlooked, it’s also National Athletic Training Month. I’ve said it before that I don’t think it’s a coincidence, given that the important role our athletic trainers take in concussion awareness, education, diagnosis and management that … Continue reading Life as an Athletic Trainer. National Athletic Training Month 2021
Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy, otherwise known as CTE, is a major topic when talking about the spectrum of things related to brain injury in sports. From its first descriptions in 1928 by Dr. Harrison Martland when coining the term “Punch Drunk Syndrome” to its portrayal in the movie “Concussion” with Will Smith starring as pathologist … Continue reading CTE: A Conversation with Chris Nowinski
It’s March and that means it’s Brain Injury Awareness Month. It’s easy for many of us to see the many patients who come into our practices or we evaluate on the sidelines and help guide them through their evaluation and recovery from their concussion. But as a pediatric sports physician who has a huge … Continue reading Remembering Jake Snakenberg: Brain Injury Awareness Month 2021
March 2020, the Coronavirus, COVID-19 hit, and it hit hard. The virus does not discriminate. It doesn’t care what gender you are, your age, race, religion, or socioeconomic status. It attacks everyone across the board. People were told to stay home, work from home, stay away from friends and family that didn’t live inside your home. The … Continue reading When COVID Came to Dispatch
There is a lot of equipment out there we use with our young athletes to hopefully reduce the risk of injury. Some is required for a particular sport, although some athletes and families just purchase things on their own to use. But does the protective equipment do what is intended? How about protective equipment … Continue reading Research Review: Protective Equipment
In advance of the Super Bowl this past week, there was a new press release about a new blood test for concussion praising the advances and that it would be revolutionary for the sideline diagnosis of concussion. Sounds great, doesn’t it? Well, is this new FDA approved test really all it is being touted … Continue reading Is There Really a Blood Test for Concussions?
How on Earth could a show produced more than 30 years ago, provide a focus on the inequality of races in America? TIME TRAVEL! That’s how! What’s strange is that this episode of Friday The 13th: The Series doesn’t feel “old”. It doesn’t feel “out of place”. It asserts itself as an action-filled, direct … Continue reading Our Review Of “Hate On Your Dial” – Season 3, Episode 7