FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Key Concussion Experts to Meet in October in Pittsburgh to Publicly Share Best Treatment Approaches PITTSBURGH, Sept. 15, 2015 – Thirty-five of the leading U.S. concussion clinicians and researchers are scheduled to join together Oct. 15-16 at UPMC for an unprecedented meeting designed to propose and share nationally the participants’ agreement on [...]
Former NHL All-Starr Bryce Salvador shares his concussion recovery story with The Players' Tribune. Click here for the full article and a first person account of how challenging concussion recovery can be.
Researchers at UNC-Chapel Hill are conducting a study of sport-related head injuries in collaboration with Carolina Family Practice & Sports Medicine. If your child sustained a head injury in sport, is 8-18 years old and is seeing their provider within 3 days of their injury, they may be eligible to participate.
January 20, 2015 Dr. Bloom will be presenting to the National Hockey League's Team Physician's Society as part of this weekend's NHL All Star events. His presentation will include the most up to date concussion evaluation information and methods that all of our physicians use on the concussion patients seen in our office. We are [...]
Here is a great information video on concussions and what steps are included in the recovery process: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_55YmblG9YM&feature=youtu.be
Dr. Charles Vacchiano of the Duke School of Nursing is conducting a study to assess latent cognitive dysfunction in adults (18+) who have sustained a concussion in the last six months. Click here for more details, or contact Janna Fonseca at email@example.com.
Listen in on the podcast "The Concussion Discussion" featured on Whistle and a Clipboard. This podcast features Dr. Bloom in a candid discussion with Coach Jason Oates on topics from the importance of the coach/athlete relationship, what sparked Dr. Bloom's interest in sports-related concussion, and sheds some important light on this ever-evolving injury. http://www.stitcher.com/podcast/jason-h-oates/whistle-and-a-clipboard/episode/32726676?autoplay=true
CSCC's Medical Director, Dr. Josh Bloom, recently had an article published in AT&SHC. His "Pearls of Practice" article was featured in the November/December 2013 issue and highlighted the vestibular and oculo-motor assessments used by our providers and athletic trainers as part of our comprehensive concussion evaluation. Read the full article here.
UPDATED POSITION STATEMENTS, 2013 Three new position statements were recently release from major medical organizations, outlining the most recent recommendations regarding concussion recognition and management. The Consensus statement on concussion in sport was released following the International Conference on Concussion in Sport held in Zurich in November 2012. The American Medical Society for Sports Medicine released its position [...]