Sports Injuries 258: Concussion Update
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Topic: Sports Injuries 258: Concussion Update
Credit Hours: 2
Instructor: Dennis O’Hara, DC, DACBSP
Course Description: This course will review the current literature on concussions including assessment criteria. We will review the treatment and discuss nutritional considerations as well as concussion prevention for the athlete.
- Current literature review
- Assessment criteria
- Treatment criteria and return to play
- Basic nutritional considerations of the athlete
- Preventative considerations for the athlete
- Assess literature pertaining to concussions
- Discuss current assessment and treatment criteria
- Integrate nutritional considerations for the athlete
- Illustrate preventative measures that can be taken to help avoid concussions
Dr. Dennis O’Hara was born and raised on Long Island, NY and became a chiropractic advocate while being helped through chiropractic treatment of numerous sports injuries. Dr. O’Hara graduated from National College of Chiropractic in April 1992 with a B.S. in Human Biology and a Doctorate in Chiropractic. Dr. O’Hara continued his education with a Diplomate of the American Chiropractic Board of Sports Physicians. Dr. O’Hara has been practicing for 28 years with clinical emphasis focusing on Sports injuries, biomechanical correction and rehabilitation. He has worked with both amateur and professional athletes and was the team chiropractic physician for the Washington DC United MLS soccer from 1996-1998. Dr. O’Hara also had been a sideline doctor for multiple High School sports and a ringside physician for amateur MMA (2009-2015). Dr. O’Hara’s remains in private practice in Tampa Florida. He is part of the post graduate faculty for Texas Chiropractic College and continues his passion for chiropractic through teaching post-graduate education.
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