Concussion Treatment At Children's Mercy
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Greg Canty, MD
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Concussion is a growing and publicized concern in Sports Medicine.
We know that children are much more vulnerable to concussion because their neurological system is still developing and their neck muscles are unable to absorb the blow.
These important and unique services offered at a Children’s hospital used to treat concussions :
• trained to care for adolescents
• ability to identify risks for long-term return to play
• baseline testing, ImPACT Test, VSR Sport test
• vestibular therapy
• physical therapy
Unique approach to concussion treatment: a Comprehensive clinic. Our comprehensive clinic has experts in neurology, rehabilitation and sports med working together to treat concussions.
Greg Canty, MD is here to discuss how Children's Mercy works to treat concussions.
Smith, Michael and Canty, Greg, "Concussion Treatment At Children's Mercy" (2015). Transformational Pediatrics Podcast. 11.