Girls Take Longer Than Boys to Recover From Concussions?

Sex differences between men and women continue to mystify me, but this article explains why there may be differences in recovery between girls and boys who get concussions. According to this article, “Master said it could be that [girls] have less access to on-site athletic trainer expertise when the injury occurs. That’s because the sports […]

7 habits of highly healthy physicians

Dr. Strickland & Dr. Gomoll at HSS

Healthy habits are a New Years’ resolution topic. These 7 habits are of the utmost importance, especially at a time when we are all trying to stay healthy. This article lists 7 habits of healthy physicians with statistics on how well physicians follow their own advice. I would like to draw attention to several of […]

Saliva and Concussions

Concussions seem to be the “hot” injury right now. Kids are missing more school because of concussions than any other injury and the diagnosis and treatment continues to be controversial. The scale of these are very broad as well. Sometimes there is minimal trauma and the athlete has symptoms for weeks, but other times the […]

Why women’s ice hockey has a higher concussion rate than football

A new finding revealed that rates of concussion are higher in women’s collegiate sports than in men’s. This sparked my interest and brings up the question; Why do female athletes, who play the same sport at the same level as men, report higher concussion rates? There are several reasons that have been suggested including reporting […]

Train like an Olympian

With the Winter Games coming to an end, this article (Click here to read article) gives an inside look at the tips and tricks the top athletes use to always improve. I believe these skills are essential for anyone who wants to advance as an athlete. Three that I feel are extremely important to do […]

How to Get in Shape for Ski Season

Ski season is here! It’s important to get in shape to reduce your chance of injury. View this article (Olympic Athletes, Trainers and Pros Share How to Get in Shape for Ski Season) to get some top tips from me, olympic athletes, and trainers on how to best avoid injuries during your next ski trip.