Before ‘Concussion’ Omalu was still Omalu

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Q. Yeah, yeah. I understand. Well, the science of ImPACT, for instance. The science behind that. I’ve looked into this literature, behind ImPACT— Omalu: Let me explain to you why that science is false… Q. Yes. Omalu: And people are making money from this. Q. Please. Omalu: Science—medicine is not like physics or mathematics, which are absolute sciences. Q. Right. Omalu: When you’re …

Gridiron Heroes and the Movie

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Being part of the concussion space there are many different things that come to my inbox. Much of that is garbage and thinly veiled attempts at advertising for something that I am not interested in. A couple of weeks ago I received an email about a movie that I had heard of in passing; Gridiron Heroes. I did not know what …

The Case Keenum Case: Why It Matters

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Adam Schefter said it well on ESPN this morning “This is an abject failure,” in referring to this: To recap, Case Keenum allowed to play after what you see In video, didn’t miss a snap. Utterly ridiculous, @nfl pic.twitter.com/XMk8rpJn0x — The Concussion Blog (@concussionblog) November 22, 2015 As you may have already have seen and heard about this incident in …

Dear @DangeRussWilson… From a High School Athletic Trainer

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Dear Russell Wilson; Mid-morning yesterday I get a text from a former coach that simply states “Water that helps concussions…thanks Russell Wilson”. That led me immediately to the interwebs to find out what he was talking about and it took me about 3.576 seconds to get results. You were touting a product that supposedly helped with your concussion, I mean head injury, …

Ready For Primetime

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This post is a continuation of the ongoing in the wild review of the Vector Mouthguard System. You can see the previous posts about what I have experienced to this point by clicking on the hot links. As always if you have questions please comment, email or tweet I will do my best to answer. The system has been on …

Seeing Is… Starting… To Believe (Video Link)

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With one day of the Vector Mouthguards in the book – a lightning shortened one – and a warp speed implementation it was time to get this puppy up and running. The players had not lost a mouthguard overnight, which is quite amazing because they always seem to lose their other ones, and all were on the chargers overnight. The …