April 1, 2020

"In a letter to healthcare professionals from Pfizer and Mylan, the ways in which administration of the emergency treatment may be delayed or prevented are described. These include device failure from spontaneous activation caused by using sideways force to remove the...

March 1, 2020

"she [Kennady Kasteler] peeked through a partition and saw her friends, crying and helpless."

Helpless is NOT the answer!

Demand preparedness from your child's youth sports league, club, middle school.

And 1/3 of H.S. do not have ATs!

Read more here

Parents?

February 20, 2020

Supplements. They can be bought almost anywhere. Do you allow your athlete to take them? Do you even know if he/she takes supplements? Do you know what is in them? Are the ingredients safe?

A recent article does a deep dive into this issue.

"InvestigateTV analyzed the FD...

January 22, 2020

The world of concussions continues to be embroiled in contradiction, conflict of interest and confusion. In an excellent article by Shelia Dingus, the topic of academic fraud and its ramifications to concussion research and concussion care are discussed. Author and rep...

January 11, 2020

2019 - A Very Disturbing Year in Youth Sports Safety

34 Youth Athlete Deaths - Click Here for the List

This is more than disturbing. This is a travesty. The same issues again and again. Lack of preparation, lack of oversight, lack of communication, lack of documenta...

December 11, 2019

The Sports Doctor Podcast Dr. Steve Horwitz, CEO of TeamSafe®Sports, was interviewed by Dr. Bob Weil, the host of the Sports Doctor Podcast. Listen here.

University of Houston Rhabdomyolysis: What is Rhabdomyolysis?

The word can be divided into three parts:

  • Rhabdo...

November 24, 2019

Braeden Bradforth: An Avoidable Tragedy and a 'Striking Lack of Leadership'

Report of Independent Investigation

  • "There was little to no oversight of the preparation for and execution of the August 1, 2018 conditioning test designed and run by Coach Sims."

  • "it b...

November 8, 2019

The "Good News"

  • New research on concussions shows the occurrence of brain injuries to high school athletes across the country is dropping, especially during practices.

  • According to the OHSAA (Ohio) "football is safer than it’s ever been" and a high school...

October 20, 2019

"Opioids are a class of drugs that include the illicit drug heroin as well as the licit prescription pain relievers oxycodone, hydrocodone, codeine, morphine, fentanyl and others.

  1. Opioids are chemically related and interact with opioid receptors on nerve cells in th...