Do subconcussive hits have the same effect on the brain as clinical concussions?

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In January, the Eastern Athletic Trainers Association hosted its annual conference in Philadelphia. Among the many sports medicine topics... Read more

3 steps to perfect posture

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Your mother was right… you need to stand up straight! Despite this near-universal admonishment, we’re a nation of slouches. Far... Read more

Assessing concussions at the World Cup

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Congratulations to US Women’s soccer as they advance to the finals in the 2015 World Cup with a great victory against Germany, the No... Read more

NFL owners approve medical timeout for disoriented players

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ESPN has just reported that NFL owners approved five new safety rules and one replay rule change including a medical time out for disoriented... Read more

Blood tests for concussions – The future, not the present, test

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The professional football season has come to a close and another season is behind us in Philadelphia, but the debate over the treatment and... Read more

Jefferson Comprehensive Concussion Center celebrates anniversary with free baseline testing

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In November of 2013, leaders at Rothman Institute, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital and Wills Eye Hospital collaborated to create the Jefferson... Read more

When can you return to play after a concussion?

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Let’s face it, no one wants to get hurt playing sports, but not all injuries are created equal. Playing through a mild injury to the... Read more

Even suspected concussion cause for concern

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Over the past decade, we have seen a significant change in the management and recognition of concussions. Many years ago, there was substantial... Read more