Sports injuries regularly make the news. Last year, the topic of concussions and brain injury in football and hockey were widely discussed and, in some instances, debated. While contact sports like these are often thought of when talking about concussions for both kids and adults, baseball seems fairly innocuous. However, parents and players should know the facts so that injury can be avoided if at all possible, and properly treated if unavoidable. [Read more…]
Traumatic brain injury (TBI) is a common, and alarming, health problem in the United States today. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), approximately 1.7 million people suffer from traumatic brain injury annually. About 75% of these cases are concussions or other forms of mild TBI. Understanding the causes and access to the best treatment leaves many patients with very a good prognosis and advances in fields such as Chiropractic Neurology are helping many patients improve where more traditional treatment programs have failed. [Read more…]
This was an interview that Professor Carrick did after Treating Sid Crosby in Atlanta Georgia.