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
- Discuss concussion and definitions
- Describe application to children
- Explain consensus statement regarding return to play guidelines
- Summarize maturation milestones
Dr. Michael W. Hall is a 1990 graduate with honors from Parker College of Chiropractic. He began clinical practice immediately after graduation while also entering post-graduate programs in clinical neurology and orthopedics. He received his diplomate in clinical neurology from the American Board of Chiropractic Neurology in 1993. He was later awarded a fellow in clinical neurology by the International Board of Chiropractic Neurology. For the past three decades Dr. Hall has entertained and educated thousands with enthusiastic passion for chiropractic and clinical neurology. It is his vision that all peoples may experience the healing art of chiropractic. He has published research, served on scientific and advisory panels, and lectured around the world. His program, “Functional Neurology for the Practicing Chiropractor” is renowned throughout the US, Canada, Europe and Australia. He speaks for the International Chiropractic Pediatrics Association as well as many state, national and international associations. You can find out more about Dr. Hall and where he is next by visiting his website – www.BrainDC.org
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