Over the past 2-3 years we have seen a drastic increase in the science and general awareness of concussion. Much of the funding into the science has gone towards prevention (mostly helmets) and diagnostic care. We have taken a separate, much less traveled path towards treatment and will be publishing our first study in early […]
In a study, recently presented but not yet published, researchers followed a North Carolina High School football team through a single season to measure brain changes which occurred during play. Multiple pre and post brain imaging techniques were used as well as impact and acceleration helmet sensors and other measurements during the season to determine […]
Sidney Crosby, one of the NHL’s best players of the last decade has dealt with his fair share of games missed, time lost and strong symptoms from previous concussions. A great article, written by Katie Baker of The Ringer, shows that he missed 107 games in 2011 & 2012 from a pair of collisions that left […]
Disclaimer: Joe DeLamielleure is not a representative of Carolina HealthSpan Institute or any technology used in his treatment. He received no payment for participation in this study and has no financial interest in the outcome. Joe has given permission to use his results publicly for the benefit of others struggling to find an effective treatment […]
The film Concussion takes a look at the “discovery” of a brain disease caused by multiple concussions and sub-concussive hits while the focus of the film is on the NFL’s early denial of the existence of the disease and their role in the process. It’s always more powerful when a subject is dramatized, using a […]
They played their hearts out on the NFL gridiron; however, it’s their heads that are now feeling the impact. The new “Concussion” movie, starring Will Smith, will shed immense light on the disease process known as Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy (CTE), a disease stemming, in part, from repeated head injury. Currently, the diagnosis can only be […]
Monday night on Charlotte’s Fox46, reporter Logan Sherrill debuted Part-Two of their two part series on concussions. Part-One spoke specifically to NFL Hall of Fame Offensive Lineman Joe DeLamielleure’s history with repeated head injuries and his reaction to the upcoming “Concussion” movie staring Will Smith. Part-Two focused specifically on a treatment option we offer at [...
Ronald L. Brown, MD will be interviewed tonight at 10pm on Fox46 about our single and multiple concussion and traumatic brain injury treatment options. This will be the the second part of a two-part series staring hall-of-fame former NFL players. View the announcement here. If you know someone who has a past history of single […]