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  • Jul 2015

    Concussion Center Director, Linda Mazzoli, Receives Ted Quedenfeld Award

    Congratulations to Linda Mazzoli, Director of the Jefferson Comprehensive Concussion Center, for her recent recognition from the Philadelphia Sports Medicine Congress. Linda is the 16th recipient of the Ted Quedenfeld Award which recognizes those who have made outstanding contributions to the field of Sports Medicine in the Philadelphia area. To read more about the Ted Quedenfeld and
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  • Jun 2015

    See What Jeffersons' Providers Discussed at this Year's BIAPA Conference

    The Brain Injury Association of Pennsylvania hosted several speakers from the Jefferson Comprehensive Concussion Center at this year's annual conference. Presenters discussed everything from visual effects in the concussed brain, to emerging treatment options. Here is a full rundown of our presenters and their topics: Five-Minute Clinical Hypnosis for TBI Symptoms ~ Mijail Serruya, MD, PhD Clinical hypnosis is
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  • Jun 2015

    East Coast Derby Extravaganza Hosted by Philadelphia Roller Derby a Success!

    Congratulations to our partners at the Philadelphia Roller Derby for hosting a successful East Coast Derby Extravaganza! Thanks for letting us come by and talk concussion. A fun and fast-paced sport, it's great to see these athletes taking head health seriously!
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  • May 2015

    Baseline Testing For Athletes: The Info You Need

    Are you ready for your fall sport? Get the info you need to have your athlete or team baseline tested before they start their season. Call 1-800-JEFF-NOW or visit our website to schedule your appointment at the Jefferson Comprehensive Concussion Center.
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  • Apr 2015

    Ask the Physician: Dr. Lehr on Concussions and Vision

    How often is vision affected in concussion? A recent study found that over 90% of outpatients with mTBI had one or more visual impairment, including difficulty with eye movements, focusing, and eye alignment. Basically, the eyes were not working well together during visual tasks, such as tracking a moving target, shifting eyes from target to
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  • Mar 2015

    Meet Your New Advocates in Concussion Care

    Certified athletic trainers (ATCs) are traditionally found at the sidelines where they serve as the first line of medical treatment in an emergency situation, and are equipped to assess for injuries such as concussions or ACL tears on the spot. But how are ATC's taking concussion treatment along with their unique skill set to the next
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  • Mar 2015

    Concussion: Did You Know?

    In honor of Brain Injury Awareness Month we are posting facts about concussion. Did you know a concussion is considered a form of traumatic brain injury? Read more concussion facts here and help spread awareness about this silent injury.
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  • Feb 2015

    A Parent's Action Plan for Concussion

    If you suspect your child has suffered a concussion during a game, do you know what to do? Check out our 4-step action plan for parents, and remember; never return your child or athlete to a game until cleared by a medical professional with concussion experience!
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