“Our internationally recognized experts are the most experienced in Western New York for treating patients with sports-related concussion, traumatic brain injuries and various concussion symptoms through the development of research, care, baseline testing, treatment and a safe return-to-activity program that fits the individual.”
“The first of its kind when it opened its doors in 2000, the University of Pittsburg Medicine Center Sports Medicine Concussion Program is a global leader in testing, treating, and researching sports-related concussions.”
The results of this 2017 study suggest that early follow-up of at risk patients can have a positive influence on patients’ well-being, and that low-intensive, low-cost telephone counseling is more effective than a psychological intervention at improving outcomes.
Among adolescent athletes, a high initial symptom burden (e.g. headache, nausea, vomiting) increases the odds of symptoms continuing beyond 28 days following injury.
The Queensland Brain Institute (QBI) was established in 2003, with building of the existing site commissioned in 2007. QBI aims to discover the fundamental mechanisms regulating brain function in health and disease, in particular understanding the brain circuitry underlying function.
The National Trauma Research Institute (NTRI) conducts research into the care of injured people.
The Brain Foundation is a nationally registered charity dedicated to funding world-class research Australia-wide into neurological disorders, brain disease and brain injuries.
Psychological Database for Brain Impairment Treatment Efficacy (PsycBITE) is a “database that catalogues studies of cognitive, behavioural and other treatments for psychological problems and issues occurring as a consequence of acquired brain impairment. These studies are rated for their methodological quality, evaluating various aspects of scientific rigour”.
The vision of the Mental Health Research Institute (MHRI) is to lead cutting edge research focused upon improving the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of major mental disorders.
A research thesis on Traumatic Brain Injury entitled, “Traumatic Brain Injury Rehabilitation and Compensation: Survivors’ Perspectives.”
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