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Recognizing Traumatic Brain Injuries #TBIs & #mTBIs

A common misbelief is that Traumatic Brain Injuries (TBIs), even mild TBIs (mTBIs) are easily recognizable, and that the individual knows that they have one. There is also misconception that concussions, and other mTBIs involve loss of consciousness, severe headaches, … Continue reading

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Riding for Awareness of Traumatic Brain Injury

Since I have decided to dedicate this summer’s coast-to-coast bike ride to raising awareness and money for traumatic brain injury (TBI), it is only fitting that I start writing about it as well. So for the next couple of months … Continue reading

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Time to Celebrate and Promote Athletic Training: March is National Athletic Training Month – We Got Your Back #NATM2014

Every March is National Athletic Training Month. For some it is a time to celebrate athletic training, and thank their athletic trainers for all the hard work they do. To show appreciation for keeping their athletes safe, and for helping … Continue reading

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My Concussion Return to Play Protocol Based on Heart Rates

Concussion is obviously a major buzz word, and if you’re in a medical profession and or working with athletes it is more than that, it is something we have to work with. Unfortunately, it is something that we still don’t … Continue reading

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An Athletic Trainer’s Tip: Roll Out Those Tight, Sore Muscles…

The market place is continually flooded with gimmicks and devices to help you be fitter, stronger, and healthier. They claim by using their product you’ll get this incredibly strong, lean, and well muscled body. The majority of them do nothing … Continue reading

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Athletic Trainers Helping Our Athletes

This last weekend was the beginning of the NCAA men’s and women’s basketball championships, and the NCAA wrestling championships, just to name a few events. Every one of those teams had an athletic trainer with them. Every one of those … Continue reading

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One Athletic Trainer’s View on Electrolytes

We see advertisements for sports drinks all over the media. Everywhere we go there is Gatorade and/or Powerade. All sorts of studies have been done showing us the benefits of electrolytes, unfortunately, most of them by Gatorade or researchers sponsored … Continue reading

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