Reduction of Concussion Symptoms Through the Use of Osteopathic Manipulative Therapy

Condition:   Concussion, Brain Interventions:   Procedure: Osteopathic Manipulative Therapy;   Procedure: Standard of Care Concussion Treatment Sponsor:   Matthew T. Mcelroy, DO Not yet recruiting
Source: ClinicalTrials.gov - Category: Research Source Type: clinical trials

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BACKGROUND: Concussion in collegiate athletics is one of the most prevalent sport-related injuries in the United States, with recent studies suggesting persistent deficits in neuromuscular control after a concussion and an associated increase in risk of lo...
Source: SafetyLit - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news
PURPOSE: The incidence of concussions in adolescents has increased in recent years. Concussion causes an array of symptoms that can interfere with the daily life of an adolescent, yet the symptoms and recovery vary greatly. Concussion management is based o...
Source: SafetyLit - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news
Condition:   Brain Injury, Acute Intervention:   Device: Brain Gauge Prospective and Healthy Control Sponsors:   Kendra Jorgensen-Wagers;   The Defense and Veterans Brain Injury Center Recruiting
Source: ClinicalTrials.gov - Category: Research Source Type: clinical trials
Playing in high school sports is the most exciting part of returning to school for some students. Thousands of boys and girls compete in football, soccer, field hockey, volleyball, tennis and cross country every fall. But playing sports means there is a risk of injuries, including concussions. “A concussion is a traumatic brain injury that causes a temporary alteration in brain function,” said Dr. Jeffrey Payne, assistant professor of physical medicine and rehabilitation and physician with Mayo…
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__________ Industry review boards are needed to protect VR user privacy (World Economic Forum blog): “It seemed like a game when Riley first started the virtual reality (VR) maze … A month after playing the game, Riley was turned down for a new life-insurance policy. Given his excellent health, he couldn’t understand why. Several appeals later, the insurance company disclosed that Riley’s tracking data from the VR maze game revealed behavioral movement patterns often seen among people in the very early stages of dementia … This is a hypothetical situation, but the science of using movements ...
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OBJECTIVES: To determine (1) the frequency of neck pain overall and relative to other symptoms in patients presenting to a level I trauma center emergency department (ED) with mild traumatic brain injury (mTBI) and (2) the predictors of primary neck pain i...
Source: SafetyLit - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news
The purpose of this study was to determine the factors related to the occurrence of concussion in rugby tacklers. Match video records showing tackles leading to concussion were used to identify injury-inciting events. Additionally, non-injury tackles by co...
Source: SafetyLit - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Recreational and Sports Issues Source Type: news
OBJECTIVE: To compare rates of injury and concussion among non-elite (lowest 60% by division of play) Bantam (ages 13-14 years) ice hockey leagues that disallow body checking to non-elite Bantam leagues that allow body checking. METHODS: In this 2-...
Source: SafetyLit - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news
BACKGROUND: The Buffalo Concussion Treadmill Test (BCTT) is a graded exertion test for assessing exercise tolerance after concussion, but its utility is limited for certain populations. HYPOTHESIS: We developed the Buffalo Concussion Bike Test (BCBT) and t...
Source: SafetyLit - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news
PURPOSE The purpose of this research is to determine whether individuals with a history of concussion retain enduring differences in narrative writing tasks, which necessitate rapid and complex integration of both cognitive and linguistic faculties. ...
Source: SafetyLit - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news
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