Paige Havens

It’s one thing to have medical personnel on site at an athletic event, but it’s another when they are all synched up with an action plan in place to react should a medical emergency happen. That’s why you need to make sure that medical teams at your athletic associations are conducting official Medical Time Outs (MTOs).

Published: 2018-08-24 15:17
Paige Havens

With more than 100 youth athletic associations serving our County, can you imagine how many coaches there are in our community? Some are purely volunteers that step up to help their child’s team, while others have professional training with years of playing experience. Different levels of play require different levels of certifications and licenses.

Published: 2018-06-12 15:17
Paige Havens

Now there’s a headline you don’t see every day, but this is an important topic for us to discuss as researchers are working each and every day to better understand concussions and the long-term effects of repetitive hits to the body and head. The only way to further this critical research is to provide researchers with brains to study.

Published: 2018-03-28 15:17
Paige Havens

Does your workplace wellness program include concussion awareness and prevention? If not, it’s time to give that strong consideration. When concussions happen, employees could be out of work for an extended period of time and will often require special accommodations upon returning to work. Concussion recovery can be a slow, tedious process. Are you prepared to offer the kind of support a concussed employee might need to make a full recovery?

Published: 2018-02-10 15:17
Paige Havens

In the sports world, there’s quite a buzz about CTE, so I think it’s something we should chat about it. Recent medical studies released have parents paying closer attention to this discussion and asking questions about the well being of their children that play youth sports. Let’s take a look at what CTE is and what we know about it.

Published: 2017-12-21 12:52