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
Paige Havens

Recently I wrote about the vision developing at Gwinnett Medical Center to launch the nation’s first mobile concussion care-a-van. In November the plan was put into motion and on August 16, 2017, it was officially unveiled. It truly was a moment in history that we need to mark.

Published: 2017-09-01 15:17
Paige Havens

Ongoing research continues to reveal that gender may actually be a risk factor for injury and/or influence injury severity when it comes to concussion. Female athletes suffer more concussions than men in the sports that both play, with an injury rate 50 percent higher. Boys and girls play by the same rules, using the same equipment, on the same fields, yet girls have higher concussion rates than boys.

Published: 2017-08-17 15:17
Paige Havens

I don’t know about you, but lately my refrigerator has been covered with graduation announcements, party invitations and senior pictures. Graduation season is upon us. It’s always fun to celebrate the accomplishments of friends and family and encourage our graduates to push to their full potential.

Published: 2017-06-26 13:52