HealthWatch: Concussions vs. Privilege

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. — Concerns about concussions are leading the American Academy of Neurology (AAN) to issue a new recommendation to it’s doctors.  They say in certain situations it’s ok to breach patient confidentiality. Specifically, in cases of young athletes who have had a head injury. So, doctors could start getting young athletes to sign waivers … Continue reading »

National Push for Concussion Awareness

With about 250,000 emergency room visits by young athletes annually, President Obama is calling for a national push to conduct more youth concussion research. Local Physical Therapists and Coaches are weighing in on what that research funding could do to help players on the field. The White House announced initiatives last Thursday, including an effort to help start … Continue reading »