Concussion: An Objective Approach to Diagnosis and Management – Webinar Recording

[For Providers]

****This webinar is intended for Healthcare Professionals Only.

Dr. Kelly Ryder was one of the few specialists to sit in on the NFL’s concussion committee. Americans sustain approximately 3.8 million concussions annually from sports and other recreational activities according to the CDC. And High School athletes whose brains are more vulnerable, are particularly at risk. Cumulative concussions are shown to increase the risk of permanent neurological disability by 39 percent. In this talk, Dr. Ryder will discuss the latest in recognition of concussion related signs and symptoms, cutting edge testing protocols and advanced treatment strategies. If you work with any type of athlete or an active population, you won’t want to miss this one.

Learning Objectives

  • Review Concussion History.
  • Discuss Laws of Physics when it applies to concussion.
  • List signs and symptoms.
  • Identify the difference between TBI and PTSD signs and symptoms.
  • Describe the proper testing for concussions. Balance, Vision, and Neurophysiological.
  • List treatment options.
  • Recall supplements and minerals that have shown to help with concussions.
  • Recognize How to Properly manage and maintain the health of athletes that have sustained concussions.

About the Presenter:

Dr. Kelly Ryder is a Certified Sports Chiropractic Physician, Impact Certified Provider and Concussion Health Certified Provider at the Ryder Clinic in Baton Rouge, LA and Texas SportsChiro Care located in Dallas, TX. He is one of the top 37 concussions experts in the United States and has represented many concussion cases as an expert witness. He was the only chiropractor in the U.S. invited to participate in the invitation only, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center TEAM Approach Meeting in October of 2015. He has worked with over 400 professional athletes and is recognized as one of the top sports medicine doctors and concussion specialists in the field by his colleagues and fellow industry professionals.


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