Annie Nalepa comes back to the Podcast Lounge with Dr. Nicole Wilkins to discuss what they are seeing in Quidditch. Yes the broomstick flying, snitch chasing, Harry Potter fanatic game. Lots of injuries with little follow up care as this is a club sport at best for most schools.
We are broadcasting live from the 2018 NATA expo in New Orleans.
We used Facebook live to stream as many of the NATA 2018 Expo Interviews as possible.
Concussions get a lot of press, but we are still learning so much and having to educate parents, teachers, coaches , athletes and ER doctors even more. Dr. Podell and Cathy Supak of Houston Methodist Hospital join us to speak about recent advances in concussion management, current best practices and where the research is pointing us.
Donna Broshek has been researching different theories on why the female concussions patients in general take a day longer to heal and report more symptoms. Here Cat McGill interviews here to find out a little more.
Bert Vargas manages Acute and Post- Acute concussions in all level of athletes at the Mayo clinic . Here he shares the physicians perspective of managing a concussion in the pre-conference of the Sports Neuropsychology Society Annual Conference.
National concussion authority Dr. Summer Ott, PhD brings Chris Shields, DPT to discuss a relatively new treatment option for concussions that are taking extended periods of time. Keeping the heart rate below 60% of the max HR can improve patient function and help them move towards normalizing.