1. Kids, Concussions and Recovery - Rush

    02:21

    from BeSmartBeWell.com Added 65 0 0

    “I often describe a concussion as not an event, but a process,” says Jeffrey Mjaanes, M.D., director of the Chicago Sports Concussion Clinic at Rush University Medical Center. “During this process, the brain is basically resetting itself [and] it's getting back to its normal state of being. That's why it's so important during that time to rest and give your brain that chance to heal.” Nick, a 13-year-old patient of Dr. Mjaanes, knows firsthand how important mental rest is. After suffering a concussion in baseball, Nick spent a few days at home; then he tried going back to school. “Nick tried to get back to school, and it was a lot of what we call mental or cognitive overload,” Dr. Mjaanes recalls. “I had a test the first day and it made my vision even worse,” Nick shares. “It was really bad. I felt lightheaded, real dizzy, had to go to the nurse and went home that day, and then stayed home the rest of the week, actually.” All told, Nick was home from school for more than a month, but not all teens will experience such a lengthy recovery. That’s because every recovery varies on the severity of the concussion and the athlete’s response to the injury. Treatment recommendations should come from a doctor or healthcare professional and should be customized to each individual. Find out more about concussions, TBI and sports at: besmartbewell.com/tbi/

    + More details
    • Comparing the NFL's and NCAA's Concussion Policies

      01:15

      from WOLV-TV Added 11 0 0

      The NCAAF and NFL have different concussion prevention and identification policies. Jared Kunkel reports outside the Big House for WOLV-TV's Sportsnite.

      + More details
      • Kids, Concussions and Recovery - Midwest Ortho

        02:21

        from BeSmartBeWell.com Added 99 0 0

        “I often describe a concussion as not an event, but a process,” says Jeffrey Mjaanes, M.D., Sports Medicine Physician at Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush University Medical Center. “During this process, the brain is basically resetting itself [and] it's getting back to its normal state of being. That's why it's so important during that time to rest and give your brain that chance to heal.” Nick, a 13-year-old patient of Dr. Mjaanes, knows firsthand how important mental rest is. After suffering a concussion in baseball, Nick spent a few days at home; then he tried going back to school. “Nick tried to get back to school, and it was a lot of what we call mental or cognitive overload,” Dr. Mjaanes recalls. “I had a test the first day and it made my vision even worse,” Nick shares. “It was really bad. I felt lightheaded, real dizzy, had to go to the nurse and went home that day, and then stayed home the rest of the week, actually.” All told, Nick was home from school for more than a month, but not all teens will experience such a lengthy recovery. That’s because every recovery varies on the severity of the concussion and the athlete’s response to the injury. Treatment recommendations should come from a doctor or healthcare professional and should be customized to each individual. Find out more about concussions, TBI and sports at: www.besmartbewell.com/tbi/

        + More details
        • Kids, Concussions and Recovery

          02:21

          from BeSmartBeWell.com Added 1,256 0 0

          “I often describe a concussion as not an event, but a process,” says Jeffrey Mjaanes, M.D., director of the Chicago Sports Concussion Clinic at Rush University Medical Center. “During this process, the brain is basically resetting itself [and] it's getting back to its normal state of being. That's why it's so important during that time to rest and give your brain that chance to heal.” Nick, a 13-year-old patient of Dr. Mjaanes, knows firsthand how important mental rest is. After suffering a concussion in baseball, Nick spent a few days at home; then he tried going back to school. “Nick tried to get back to school, and it was a lot of what we call mental or cognitive overload,” Dr. Mjaanes recalls. “I had a test the first day and it made my vision even worse,” Nick shares. “It was really bad. I felt lightheaded, real dizzy, had to go to the nurse and went home that day, and then stayed home the rest of the week, actually.” All told, Nick was home from school for more than a month, but not all teens will experience such a lengthy recovery. That’s because every recovery varies on the severity of the concussion and the athlete’s response to the injury. Treatment recommendations should come from a doctor or healthcare professional and should be customized to each individual. Find out more about concussions, TBI and sports at: www.besmartbewell.com/tbi/

          + More details
          • Medical: Concussions

            22:59

            from Star Station Added 2 0 0

            Host Dr. Deborah Craton interviews neurologist Dr. Jamie Bales about concussions.

            + More details
            • Learn about traumatic brain injury

              02:16

              from MultiVu Video Added 12 0 0

              Abbott and the United States Department of Defense today announced a collaboration with the intent to develop portable blood tests to help evaluate potential concussions, also called mild traumatic brain injuries (TBIs). As part of a multi–phased approach, the tests would be developed for Abbott’s i–STAT® System, a handheld, diagnostic analyzer that is currently used for other point-of-care testing, including among military service members. Concussions are a significant health concern for military service members.1 With the development of new tests, physicians could use the information to positively impact the care of people with a suspected concussion. To view the Multimedia News Release, go to http://www.multivu.com/players/English/7293951-abbott-u-s-department-of-defense-develop-portable-blood-tests-concussions/

              + More details
              • Introducing BTrackS from Balance Tracking Systems

                02:14

                from Balance Tracking Systems Added 197 0 0

                Balance Tracking Systems has created an innovative product that completely removes subjectivity from balance assessments. BTrackS is a fast and accurate way to compute the sway of an athlete, based on their center of pressure, equivalent to clinical gold standard force plates. Finally, athletic trainers, clinicians, parents and teams have access to a reliable and low cost tool to accurately measure balance.

                + More details
                • Introducing X’s and O’s (A Football Love Story)

                  02:16

                  from Berkeley Repertory Theatre Added 1,023 0 0

                  Memory, myth, and football meet head on in this hard-hitting world premiere commissioned by Berkeley Rep and directed by Michael Leibert Artistic Director Tony Taccone. KJ Sanchez’s previous play ReEntry, featuring a moving portrayal of Marines preparing for and returning from combat, was an explosive off-Broadway hit. Now she brings us a gripping new docudrama about a love that is generous yet dangerous, life-giving yet lethal—and a passion that borders on addiction yet feels so much a part of our DNA. Dramatically based on brutally honest and heartrending interviews with players, their families, and their fans about traumatic brain injuries and their impact on the game, X’s and O’s (A Football Love Story) takes an unflinching look at the lives and loves around this singularly American sport—and the lingering questions it asks of us all. X’s and O’s (A Football Love Story) was commissioned by Berkeley Rep and developed in The Ground Floor, Berkeley Rep’s Center for the Creation and Development of New Work. X’s and O’s (A Football Love Story) KJ SanchezBy KJ Sanchez with Jenny Mercein Directed by Tony Taccone Main Season · Thrust Stage Starts January 16, 2015 World Premiere

                  + More details

                  What are Tags?

                  Tags

                  Tags are keywords that describe videos. For example, a video of your Hawaiian vacation might be tagged with "Hawaii," "beach," "surfing," and "sunburn."