Posted on Oct 10, 2016
Don't Miss Dr. Michael Hall's presentation of "Neurology 312: Concussion and Kids" tomorrow evening from 7:00-9:00 PM Central Time
10/11/16 7-9 PM CT
Topic: Neurology 312: Concussion and Kids
Credit Hours: 2
Instructor: Dr. Michael Hall, DC, FIACN
Course Description: Concussion is an injury that can be devastating to the life of a child or anyone for that matter. While most concussions are classified as mTBI, one might consider any injury to the brain to be quite serious. Children are more vulnerable to concussive forces and sub-concussive injuries further lower their concussion threshold. This presentation will present some of the more recent advances in our understanding of concussion and the effects on children as well as discuss some potential strategies towards the management and prevention.
Developmental considerations in concussion
Brain sex – boys and girls
Return to learn considerations
Cervical spine alignment
Discus concussion and definitions
Describe application to children
Explain consensus statement regarding return to play guidelines
Summarize maturation milestones
Dr. Michael Hall, Chiropractic Neurologist, has been a passionate champion of chiropractic for nearly 25 years. He has maintained a busy clinical practice as well as lecturing in the chiropractic curriculum and post graduate arenas. His focus is on the subluxation complex as it relates to the health and well-being of the nervous system. Dr. Hall is a professor of neurology at Parker University in Dallas Texas and a frequent international lecturer. He serves on the advisory panel for the Australia Spine Research Foundation and as a reviewer for the Association of Chiropractic Colleges Research Consortium. Dr. Hall has published numerous articles in peer reviewed journals. He is a member of the American Chiropractic Association, Texas Chiropractic Association, International Academy of Chiropractic Neurology, American Academy of Spine Physicians, International Board of Chiropractic Specialties, and International Chiropractic Pediatric Association. He is married to the love of his life, Cara and together they have five wonderful children. They practice and live in Coppell, TX. As a family, they love all things outdoors!