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When it doubt sit it out

By : on : November 27, 2017 comments : (Comments Off on When it doubt sit it out)

I’m sure you’ve all heard it by now: “when it doubt, sit it out”. The research is conclusive; playing with a concussion will slow the recovery process, can have irreversible long term consequences and in extreme cases could result in paralysis or death. Despite the warnings, athletes continue to hide their symptoms from coaches, parents, […]

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Concussion study raises questions

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There was a study done at St. Michael’s hospital in Toronto to determine whether, following the Return to Play (RTP) protocol, differences in brain structure and function remain present following acute injury. The results showed that at the time athletes were cleared to return to their sport, their brain structure and function were still altered. […]

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A teammate with a concussion is a teammate that needs your help

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“A teammate with a concussion is a teammate that needs your help” – Tommy Amaker, Harvard Basketball Coach #SpeakUp and be a part of the change. Read more on how you can help your teammates, players and athletes. #ConcussionCare #Neurocircuit "A teammate with a concussion is a teammate that needs your help" – Tommy Amaker, Harvard Basketball […]

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Steph Curry Literally Sees the World Differently Than You Do

By : on : June 18, 2016 comments : (Comments Off on Steph Curry Literally Sees the World Differently Than You Do)

Steph Curry credits much of his success to his ability to see more of the game thus allowing him to exploit opponents’ positioning to create shots, find passing lanes, and force turnovers. Curry relies on visual cues to plan his next step. If Curry notices that the defender’s nose is leaning to his left — […]

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Concussions and Cognitive Skills: What’s the Impact?

By : on : June 18, 2016 comments : (Comments Off on Concussions and Cognitive Skills: What’s the Impact?)

A recent study showed that regardless of people’s age or how long it had been since they experienced a concussion, those who had suffered a concussion in their lives did worse on a test of visual working memory than did those who had never had a concussion. The aforementioned study reported similar results when testing […]

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A gift for US!!

By : on : May 16, 2016 comments : (Comments Off on A gift for US!!)

A gift from one of Neurocircuit’s youngest patients. This little girl was honest about her symptoms, rested when she had to, followed all the rules and did her exercises. She is now back at school and as happy as can be!‪#‎neurocircuit‬ ‪#‎concussioncare‬

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Vizual Edge

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Sports Vision Training is gaining traction with professional athletes. They are several Major League Baseball players who credit Vizual Edge for helping them see the ball better. The results: a higher batting average, more walks and fewer strikeout. Contact Neurocircuit to see how you can start using the same tools and techniques as the pros. […]

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WHEN IN DOUBT SIT IT OUT

By : on : May 16, 2016 comments : (Comments Off on WHEN IN DOUBT SIT IT OUT)

Continuing to play with a concussion may delay athletes from eventually returning to their sport by doing further damage to the brain and lengthening recovery time. Remember, WHEN IN DOUBT, SIT IT OUT.‪#‎neurocircuit‬ ‪#‎concussioncare‬ ‪#‎trainsmart‬ ‪#‎playsmart‬.   http://www.foxnews.com/health/2016/05/05/staying-in-game-after-concussion-tied-to-longer-recovery.html  

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Value of sports vision training

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Major League Baseball teams and players have seen the value of sports vision training. The Washington Nationals are one of the many teams using the Vizual Edge performance trainer. Contact us to see how you and your athletes can start incorporating this technology into your workouts.‪#‎neurocircuit‬ ‪#‎trainsmart‬ ‪#‎playsmart‬ http://www.si.com/edge/2015/04/21/seeing-the-benefit-mlb-vision-training-tampa-bay-rays  

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The NFL and CTE

By : on : April 15, 2016 comments : (Comments Off on The NFL and CTE)

Definitely a step in the right direction. The NFL finally acknowledges the link between professional football and CTE. ‪#‎neurocircuit‬ ‪#‎concussioncare‬   http://espn.go.com/espn/otl/story/_/id/14972296/top-nfl-official-acknowledges-link-football-related-head-trauma-cte-first  

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