Concussion Injuries

Guardian Caps Can Help Reduce Head Impacts

Guardian Caps Can Help Reduce Head Impacts Football teams in the NFL are looking to reduce the harmful side effects of head impacts by using a soft-shelled helmet cover called the Guardian Cap. The league partnered with the NFLPA to test the helmet caps. Biomechanics Consulting and Research is testing the product under the supervision […]

Synchronized Swimming Can Lead to Concussions

Synchronized Swimming Can Lead to Concussions While watching sports during the Olympics, it can be easy to think athletes performing them are not risking their health, especially for synchronized swimming, now known as artistic swimming. As beautiful as the routines can be, they are also dangerous and can lead to concussions. Up to eight athletes […]

Brain Injuries in the NCAA

Brain Injuries in the NCAA Over the past few years, several stories have made news headlines involving concussions in young athletes that turned into catastrophic brain injuries. In many cases, a player was moved off the field when they shouldn’t have been. Some players were cleared to return to play before a doctor had seen […]

Biomarkers Could be Used to Diagnose and Treat Head Injuries

Traumatic Brain Injuries in Car Accidents

Biomarkers Could be Used to Diagnose and Treat Head Injuries People wanting to learn more about their head injury and their healing time have trouble finding this information because head injuries and caring for them can be very imprecise. This is why biomarkers are so important: they can give precise measurements from a simple blood […]

Concussions and Traumatic Brain Injuries in Sports

Concussions and Traumatic Brain Injuries in Sports We encourage children and adults to participate in sports and recreational activities for exercise, friendship, and to teach working together as a team. However, people don’t realize that a fall, tackle, or collision with another player can cause a blow to the head that results in a concussion […]

Brain Injury Awareness Month 2021

Brain Injury Awareness Month 2021 March is Brain Injury Awareness Month. Many people have struggled with Traumatic Brain Injuries at some point in their lives. In one year, there were 2.8 million traumatic brain injury related emergency room visits. Of these visits, there were 50,000 deaths. Concussions are the most common form of brain injury […]

Driver Negligence Can Result in Bike & Pedestrian Accidents in Pennsylvania

Pedestrian Accidents in Pennsylvania

DRIVER NEGLIGENCE CAN RESULT IN BIKE & PEDESTRIAN ACCIDENTS IN PENNSYLVANIA Bicycles and motorcycles are fun and economical means of transportation. However, they offer very little protection from inclement weather and other Pennsylvania motorists. WHAT IS DRIVER NEGLIGENCE? When a person is negligent, they have behaved thoughtlessly or carelessly, which caused harm or injury to […]

Bicyclists Often the Ones Injured or Killed in Traffic Accidents

Killed in Traffic Accidents

Bicyclists Often the Ones Injured or Killed in Traffic Accidents Statistics show the overall number of bicycle accidents in the country is declining; however, the number of bike accidents fatalities are on the rise. In most states, the bicycle is legally considered as a vehicle. Bicyclists have equal rights on the road and must obey the […]

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