Entries by lziaks

Helmets and Mechanics: UCLA Concussion Conference Part 2

This blog has been dedicated to the these frequently asked questions in our concussion clinics: 1) “What is the best helmet for  my child?” 2) “What exactly happens during a head injury?” The following information comes from our friends at the first ever UCLA Sport-Related Concussion Conference from January, 2017. Thanks to Dr. Christopher Giza […]

UCLA Sport-Related Concussion Conference Part 1

On January 27, 2017, Melinda and I attended the first ever Sports-Related Concussion Conference at UCLA featuring the data from the NCAA-DOD study going on nationwide right now! I believe this blog will have to be 2 or 3 parts due to the incredible content presented this weekend.  Some of the data is ahead of […]

Vertigo for the Concussed Population

Vertigo can occur for a wide variety of reasons.  In my concussion clinic, I see vertigo approximately 60-70% of the time.  As described in the photo to the right, many of these patients have been seen by other providers prior to finding their way to our clinic, and often their vertigo has been missed or […]

Phoenix in 2017

Like everyone else on the planet we here at Phoenix are excited for 2017.  2016 was a good and interesting year laying the foundation for our new company.  We are hopeful to establish funding, develop, and launch our app in 2017! The biggest issues in concussions right now are 1) people don’t take them seriously […]