Head in the Game: TBI Rehab
Multidisciplinary rehabilitation optimizes outcomes in patients with sports-related traumatic brain injury.
As one might suspect with something as complex as the brain, no two TBI rehab processes are exactly the same.
And like other forms of cognitive rehabilitation, recovering from a concussion, itself a form of TBI, often requires multidisciplinary teams of clinicians, with experts ranging from neurologists to physical and occupational therapists, and certainly also to speech-language pathologists.
To learn more, ADVANCE consulted the expertise of Sarah Lantz, MA, CCC-SLP, of Philadelphia’s Magee Rehabilitation, and Barry D. Jordan, MD, MPH, a neurologist and assistant medical director at Burke Rehabilitation Hospital, White Plains, N.Y., where he also serves as director of neurorehabilitation and the Burke’s Memory Evaluation Treatment Service. He is also chief medical officer of the New York State Athletic Commission, a team physician for USA Boxing, serves on the NFL Players Association Mackey-White Health and Safety Committee, and is a medical advisory physician for NFL player benefits.
Read more in the cover story of this issue. Plus find articles on the following speech and hearing topics:
- Reducing Background Noise in Hearing Devices
- Navigating Autism in Public Schools
- Parkinson’s Neurodegeneration Discovery
- Five Reasons to Wear Your Hearing Aid to Work
- Professional Issues: Why Managers Don’t Manage