Archive: Sep 2013

Treating Post-Concussion Syndrome

Collision and contact sports such as football, rugby and soccer have begun. With these types of sports, concussion topics are often discussed. Tim Cummings, a Physical Therapist from Elite Sports Medicine & Physical Therapy is our guest blogger this week and explains advancements in rehabilitation for athletes that have suffered from a concussion. (more…)

Kansas City Ability Expo

September 28th at the Overland Park Convention Center is the 4th Annual Kansas City Ability Expo. Kansas City Bone & Joint Clinic’s Laurel Short, APRN is the volunteer coordinator for the event.   “This is a wonderful event for those in our community with disabilities (e.g.: Spinal Cord Injury, Stroke, other neurological and orthopedic disorders) to attend workshops, meet with exhibitors (more…)

Traumatic Brain Injury Requires a Team

  Traumatic brain injury (TBI) is a blow or jolt to your brain that can change the way your brain works. A TBI can change the way you think, feel, act, and move. It can cause different kinds of problems and symptoms. Because everybody’s brain is different, it is hard to predict how your brain will recover from a TBI. It takes a team of health care providers (more…)