ADHD, Dyslexia May Affect Evaluation of Concussion

Young people with certain learning disorders, such as attention-deficit disorder/attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADD/ADHD) and dyslexia, can perform worse on commonly used concussion tests, a new study shows. “Our results suggest...
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Concussions, Neurological Function

Headballs can affect eye function

Headers are an integral part of football. Safety concerns have changed the rules among minors in many countries, including the United States. © Mikkel Bigandt - Fotolia.com A study...
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Concussions

Concussion Care: Searching for Better Science

View as PDF MULTIFACETED APPROACH. Adding vestibular therapy to visual therapy-shown here with (left) a Brock string and (right) a Marsden ball-can boost recovery The number of diagnosed concussions...
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Concussions

Heading in soccer may adversely affect eye function

The results add to existing knowledge of brain injuries associated with sports, especially those with frequent potential trauma to the head, researchers say. Feb. 13 (UPI) — “Heading” the...
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Concussions, Youth Athletes

Heading in soccer may adversely affect eye function

Feb. 13 (UPI) — “Heading” the ball is a fundamental part of soccer, but concerns over safety have changed the way the game is played at the youth level...
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Concussions, Neurological Function

Subconcussive Head Impacts May Affect Neuro-Ophthalmologic Function

THURSDAY, Feb. 13, 2020 — Repetitive subconcussive head impacts may cause short-term impairment of neuro-ophthalmologic function, according to a study published online Feb. 13 in JAMA Ophthalmology. Madeleine K....
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Concussions, Neurological Function

Subconcussive Head Impacts May Affect Neuro-Ophthalmologic Function

THURSDAY, Feb. 13, 2020 (HealthDay News) — Repetitive subconcussive head impacts may cause short-term impairment of neuro-ophthalmologic function, according to a study published online Feb. 13 in JAMA Ophthalmology....
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Concussions, Neurological Function

Returning to play after concussion

On the Mayo Clinic Radio podcast, Dr. David Dodick, a Mayo Clinic neurologist, explains when it is safe to return to play after a concussion. This interview originally aired...
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Concussions, Youth Athletes

Concussion screening program provides baseline for recovery

Physical therapists in Jackson team up to make head injury treatment more strategic. By Tom Hallberg Jack Conroy, 12, performs the Vestibular Ocular Motor Screen (VOMS) test administered by...
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Concussions, Youth Athletes

International Concussion Society Year in Review 2019

Celebrating another year of concussion education and awareness This year, the International Concussion Society celebrated several milestones in its work to elevate the conversation about concussion, providing reliable information...
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Concussions