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Concussion Rehab – mention of my work in another blog.

This is taken without permission from the concussion blog. http://theconcussionblog.com/2012/06/20/part-of-recovery-is-a-visual-component/ It talks about a patient I worked with and mentions me as well, so I thought I would share it. Jen Umberg never saw it coming. It was May 23, 2011, during a terrible storm in Cincinnati. Winds were gusting and she was trying to [...]

Concussion and Athletes

There was a lot of junk science packed in colorful marketing schemes with the goal of separating your training room from its money.

Can steroid use make concussions worse?

Today’s article is co-authored by Dr. J.F. Clark, Professor of Neurology and Dr. O. Choutka, Chief Neurosurgery Resident, University of Cincinnati.

200th Blog

As a person who has been trying to “help” people for an entire career. Being on the cusp of producing a drug that will drastically improve the lives of numerous patients is humbling and daunting.

Concussion Management and Ohio House Bill 143

I am very concerned that as written the bill will be very bad for certain types of sports and take out of the athletic trainer their/our ability to engage in best medical care and clinical judgments.

Silent but deadly: Head injury.

Did you know that not every firefighter is a paramedic? Also, not every paramedic is a firefighter. Every time you see an ambulance that ambulance may have EMTs alone or paramedics. I’m talking about Advanced Life Support versus Basic Life Support. ALS and BLS ambulances both have skilled people providing medical care at different levels [...]