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Cari Anne Cashon
Sport: Women’s Hockey
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MEET THE TEAM
Concussion Connection™ brings together some of the nation's best concussion professionals to educate athletes, parents and coaches.
Steven Cuff, MD
Alberto Gamarra, PhD
Mark Herceg, PhD
Chris Koutures, MD
Rachel Seats, M. Ed
Ron Walker, PhD
Concussion Connection™ provides you with a safe environment to connect with other current and former athletes who have experienced the effects of a concussion.
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Recently released figures from the Department of Veterans Affairs and Boston University report that 87 out of 91 brains of former NFL players have tested positive for the neurodegenerative disease Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy (CTE). Furthermore, 40% of those who tested positive were offensive and defensive lineman, positions which are most often subjected to the more[…]
We are excited to announce a new segment with former Women’s National Team goalkeeper, Briana Scurry! You can now ask Bri questions and have her answer them in her next video. Please use #AskScurry to submit your questions via social media. Below is Bri’s first video in which she updates her current health following Occipital[…]
Sadly, I begin this entry with the story of a young man who lost his life 2 days ago following a “head injury” in a high school football game. I respectfully ask that you take a moment to think about the family, friends, and teammates of Ben Hamm from Wesleyan Christian School in Bartlesville, Oklahoma.[…]
Given that headaches are the most common symptom after concussion and often the last to fully resolve, I spend a good amount of time with my patients discussing headache triggers, anticipated healing course, and how to reduce intensity and duration. While this post is not intended to make a formal diagnosis or suggest specific treatments,[…]
While most collegiate athletes and coaches dissect game schedules as a matter of habit, taking time to analyze exam schedules could pay off in reduced injury and illness risk. This news is probably not too surprising for many collegiate athletes who would readily acknowledge that any time of increased stress lead to a higher risk of injury.[…]