Neurology 212: Concussion and Kids
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Topic: Neurology 212: 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 development
- Brain sex – boys and girls
- Maturational milestones
- Prevention/management strategies
- Neck strength
- 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 W. Hall is widely known for his passion of chiropractic, neurology, and patient care. For the past 25+ years he has been teaching post-graduate clinical neurology throughout the US and around the world. He graduated with honors from Parker College of Chiropractic in 1990. He then went on to attain diplomate status in chiropractic clinical neurology thru the American Board of Chiropractic Neurology in 1993. Later received his fellowship from the International Academy of Chiropractic Neurology in 2008. He has published research, presented at scientific conferences, lectured extensively at chiropractic colleges, and continues to maintain an active clinical practice while raising five beautiful children. Dr. Hall has received numerous recognitions for outstanding teaching, contributions to chiropractic, functional neurology, and community service. He can be reached at www.BrainDC.org or thru the CCED website.
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