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Don’t downplay concussions, say experts

If you’re a sports fan, you’ve heard it before. A player takes a big hit and it’s downplayed as “having their bell rung” or...

Polar explorer Natalia Rybczynski still adjusting to new normal after 2011...

Natalia Rybczynski has stood on top of the world and the bottom of it, in the high Canadian Arctic and Antarctica. Today she picks up...

Boys show concussion symptoms faster than girls

Groundbreaking research into mild concussions by University of Victoria neuroscientist Brian Christie has determined that boys are far likelier to show some concussion symptoms...

Concussions – The Unknown Injury that Impacts Canadians Every Year

Concussions have long been a surprisingly misunderstood injury when one considers the number of Canadians who suffer from them every year. In injuries occurring in youth...

Concussion Protocols in Canada get Support.

Concussion protocols in Canada continue to change but after the Canadian Government pledged $1.4 Million and Parachute Canada took on the project to develop...

Concussion patients don’t get critical follow-up from Doctors.

As evidence builds of more long-term effects linked to concussion, a nationwide study led by scientists at UCSF and the University of Southern California...

Canadian Tech Start-Up Speeds Post-Concussion Return to Work and School

Concussion patients are being offered a faster post-concussion return to work and the classroom through a Canadian founded tech start-up Iris Technologies. With the...

Brain protein changes could explain how concussions affect patients.

Traumatic brain injuries, whether suffered from a blow on the football field or the battle field, can be devastating, leading to disability and shortened...

Coach ‘Sully’ runs for all who know the darkness of concussion

Run, Sully, Run. For hockey coach Brent Sullivan, the concept should have been as simple as in the classic Dick and Jane children’s book series,...

How can we help children with brain injuries transition back to...

Children with brain injuries face significant challenges when transitioning from hospital or home to school where they face issues such as lack of educator...
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