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Driving after concussion

One of the questions we hear most commonly from teens who have suffered a concussion is “When can I drive again?”  There are many factors we consider when answering this question.

Aug 4th, 2020
Young athletes and safer sports 

We are all for healthy, active engagement, but it is of great service to look at the risk factors and reduce them.  Read more below, to find out how.

Jun 2nd, 2020
Keeping your brain active in quarantine

Going from a busy schedule full of school, sports, and play-dates, to being quarantined, it comes as no surprise that times are challenging both physically and mentally. Read more below for tips to keep your brain active in quarantine.

Apr 9th, 2020
Common concussion myths

We hear about concussions in the media all the time. While there is credible information reported on TV and the internet, there is also some information we commonly hear that is not true. Read below to find the truth behind some common concussion myths

Jan 24th, 2020
Omega-3 fatty acid supplementation for concussions

Mild traumatic brain injuries (concussions) are very common in youth and adult sports. Because they occur so often, much research has been done looking for supplements and treatments to help with concussion recovery. One of the studied treatments is the u

Sep 30th, 2019
Second Impact Syndrome

Second Impact Syndrome is a type of brain injury that has devastating consequences. Although second impact syndrome is rare, we believe it is worth discussing because it could be the cause of catastrophic injury and is preventable.

Jul 8th, 2019
Convergence insufficiency

Convergence insufficiency is a common finding after a concussion. We see this in approximately 50% of our patients. Today we explain why we screen for this after a concussion and discuss therapies to help when it is not resolving.

Apr 17th, 2019
Screen time during concussion

This blog explains the reasoning behind screen time reduction during concussion and offers time limit suggestions.

Dec 19th, 2018