Concussion Management

“Bell Rung”, “Head Dinged”=CONCUSSION or MILD TRAUMATIC BRAIN INJURYConcussion is a brain injury that affects function. It occurs when the brain is shaken inside the skull, causing changes in the brain’s chemistry and energy supply. A concussion might happen as a result of a direct blow to the head or an indirect force, such as …

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Recovery: Hydration

Rehydration – Recovery for the Whole BodyHydration is vital for proper recovery.  For each pound lost during exercise, we lose 16 fl. oz. of water.  Water isn’t the only thing lost however—electrolytes are also lost.  Sodium and potassium, two of many electrolytes, are important for neuromuscular control—without these, your muscles cannot perform proper contractions.  Sodium …

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