The following post on Return to Sport is from the Fall 2018 Orange County Magazine I often get asked how to determine when a young athlete should return to sport after injury. In many cases, injured young athletes tend to heal quickly. However, in a worst-case...

The following blog post ran on Volleyballmag.com as part of an outstanding series on Concussions in Volleyball  In working with elementary through Olympic-level indoor and sand volleyball players, I have found key warm-up, training, and even competitive adjustments that can greatly reduce the risk of volleyball...

[embed]https://youtu.be/mB7hnxve-eU[/embed] There are many types of  martial arts, and children can get many benefits from participation. Kids can build their strength, balance and flexibility. They can also build confidence and self-esteem. With several good things going for the martial arts, parents and families may still worry about potential...

A high school cheerleader and lacrosse player interested in returning to activity after concussions asked if a change of position could lower concussion risk. The cheerleader would move from base to tumbler, while the lacrosse player would become a wing and not take face-offs. The lacrosse player was also concerned...

“A step-wise concussion return-to-learn progression optimally takes a team approach including the student, family, medical and education teams. Flexibility and creativity in paying attention to individual student needs and concerns can make this process more rewarding for all parties.” This article was originally posted in the CHOC...

We are pleased to have the renown educator and speaker Brenda Eagen-Brown, MEd, CBIS return to the OC to review practical recommendations for post-concussion Return to Learn protocols and management. We encourage school and district-based teams to bring Return to Learn protocols, success stories, and challenging...