Posted by Wayne Guerra, MD, MBA on September 4, 2012 ·
Dr. Wayne Guerra, Co-Founder and Chief Medical Officer of iTriage answers common questions related to concussions.
What is a concussion?
Why are concussions such a big deal now?
What are the signs of a concussion?
If a parent or coach suspects a concussion, where can the child/adolescent go for treatment?
What is the treatment for a concussion?
What are some possible long term effects of concussions?
Posted by Marcia Horn Noyes on September 20, 2010 ·
By Marcia Horn Noyes
Factoring illness and injury into a marathon attempt does not enter the mind of a novice runner. However, seasoned runners know both illness and injury are typically inevitable at some point along the journey. I’m neither a novice nor a seasoned runner, but alas, I did not factor the past 30 days of sporadic downtime into my plans.
Earlier in the month, I had to diagnose my [...]
Posted by Suzy Buglewicz on September 15, 2010 ·
A competitive spirit, the desire to stay physically fit, and a passion for the game are some of the reasons we love to participate in sports. Along with the many rewards, from victories earned to friendships forged, a major downside is the risk of a sports injury. According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), over 7 million sports and recreation related injuries occur every year and more than [...]