In October 2015, two CSCC representatives attended the TEAM (Targeted Evaluation and Active Management of Concussion) Conference in Pittsburgh. As a result of this conference, an article was developed and published in the medical journal Neurosurgery in December 0f 2016. Dr. Josh Bloom, Medical Director of the Carolina Sports Concussion Clinic, and Janna Fonseca, Head [...]
Dr. Josh Bloom will be a featured presenter at the 2016 NHL All Star Physician Team Meetings. For the second consecutive year, Dr. Bloom has been invited to speak on the topic of concussion management. In 2015, Dr. Bloom's presentation focused on the importance of a comprehensive clinical evaluation and determining interventions to aid in [...]
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.