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The World’s First Peer-Review Medical Journal with a Primary Focus on Concussion

Concussion information is moving at a warp speed, it seems, compared to the long history of other medical issues that we face and hear about – cancer, heart disease, diabetes, etc.  In fact, concussion is not an acknowledged speciality of the medical field, yet there are more and more monies and time being devoted to […]

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Being From IL, People Want To Know What I Think of Law Suit Against IHSA

I have been asked by many people what my thoughts are on the first law suit filed against a state high school association in regards to concussion.  With this coming in my “home” state of Illinois, people figured I would have a strong statement or unique perspective.  I have struggled with coming up with exactly […]

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Why Can’t We All Just Get Along?

In a time when I truly feel strongly that we should collaborate rather than look down noses’ at other peoples work and words within the concussion realm there seems to be none of that with a recent report from TSN, Canada.  Although I did get a chance to read, I really didn’t have the perspective […]

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Speaking of…

I have been writing Concussion Talk for over four years. During that time I have written copious posts and an ebook, Detour. I enjoy writing and getting my ideas on paper, or on a screen as the case may be. That being said, beginning in January 2015, I would like to do more public speaking about […]

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#HelmetSelfie Chat 1-2pm EST

A Twitter chat is about to begin hosted by @injuredkids – Childress Institute for Pediatric Trauma: Funding Research, Education Awareness to help save the lives of injured kids. #HelmetSelfie Tweets // Article source: http://theconcussionblog.com/2014/12/02/helmetselfie-chat-1-2pm-est/

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2014 NFL Concussion Report: Week 12

The Concussion Blog Original, NFL Concussion Report, is a weekly compiling of the reported head injuries in the National Football League (posted when time allows).  Concussions are added to the list each week from multiple sources to give you the reader a picture of what is happening on the field.  Each week we will bring […]

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Sunday Part Two: Learning curve

As with last week, this second Sunday went well, albeit with fewer particpants. I’ve been tired this week, and I was out with friends on Saturday night, but it still felt good to get up on Sunday morning and go to the Pilates studio. As is so often the case with any exercise, I felt better […]

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NFHS Develops Concussion Guidelines for Football

In what has been a long time coming the National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS) has released the long-awaited guidelines from their concussion summit in July.  The NFHS is basically the governing body that most, if not all, states look to when implementing rule changes in sports, policies for participation and for sports […]

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Sunday

I taught my first Pilates class at Pony Locale yesterday. I’m happy about it and I’m excited to do more teaching! I’m a bit hesitant to say that the class went well because it’s not for me to decide. It went well if the participants all enjoyed it and felt good after the class. They […]

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My ebook, Detour!

Available here! I self published it, via Leanpub, on August 1, 2014, 11 years after my accident (coma and brain injury too) and almost 12 years after the completion of a two month bike trip across Canada. Click through to get to the link! Article source: http://www.concussiontalk.com/2014/10/30/my-ebook-detour-2/

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