The Pacific Juniors Volleyball Club is pleased to announce that it will be working with Dr. Chris Koutures, Team Physician for the Men's and Women's USA Volleyball teams, on a FREE one day Volleyball Safety speaking engagement. Dr. Koutures will be discussing practical safety recommendations for...

“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...

When discussing concussion recovery I find that "re-starting activity in 15-20 minutes blocks" is a solid starting point. Looking to return to homework or other school-based activities? Start with 15-20 minute blocks. How much can I spend on my phone? Start with 15-20 minute blocks. We have learned that absolute rest and removal...

Click hear to read 3 opinions, include one from Dr. Koutures Appreciate Patrick Skerrett and STATNews for the outreach. Click on the following links for additional concussion information: Concussion return to play: are athletes hiding information? Less football contact practice time mean less concussions ...

Given that headaches are the most common symptom after concussion and often the last to fully resolve,  I spend a good amount of time with my patients discussing headache triggers, anticipated healing course, and how to reduce intensity and duration. While this post is not...