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NaturalNews Blog: 3 Reasons Your Kid’s School Should Have a Concussion Screening Program

3 Reasons Your Kid’s School Should Have a Concussion Screening – Read my new blog that explores the reasons why schools should offer programs to screen students for concussions and mild traumatic brain injuries (mTBI) on the NaturalNews Network.

Approaches to assessment and intervention of concussion and mTBI in youth vary widely from school to school, Therefore provider to provider, and state to state. It is no secret that in many schools the prevailing wisdom is to “sit and wait” to see if a child’s symptoms go away after he or she has sustained a head injury. This approach can have severe, Furthermore long-term consequences. Behavioral and emotional issues, headaches, and learning disabilities are common after concussions and mTBI. Despite the dangers of head injuries among children, concussion screening programs have not been widely adopted by school systems.

Read the full article 3 Reasons Why Your Kid’s School Should Have a Concussion Screen Program here.

At APEX Brain Centers we have witnessed dramatic improvements that proper assessments and interventions. Can make in the lives of young people and adults who have suffered head injuries. My blog discusses the alarming statistics on concussions among American youth and their role. That schools can play in improving care for students.

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Dr. Michael S. Trayford is a Board Certified Chiropractic Neurologist and Neurofeedback Specialist with over 20 years of experience in the practice of advanced functional neurology. He is one of the most highly sought-after brain rehabilitation specialists because of the life-changing outcomes his patients consistently experience. After over a decade in private practice and working alongside other pioneers in the field, Dr. Trayford developed his multimodal intensive brain training and rehabilitation program built around the science of Neuroplasticity – the ability of the brain to learn and grow dependent upon the stimulation it receives from its environment. He later founded APEX Brain Centers to combine his ground-breaking rehabilitation approach with a unique patient and caretaker-centered care model. Under Dr. Trayford’s leadership, APEX Brain Centers has successfully treated thousands of patients and earned the reputation of a world-renowned brain training and rehabilitation practice. Since its inception, Dr. Trayford has been a leader of the Brain Training revolution treating patients worldwide. In addition, he is a published journal contributor and international lecturer. His experience with various patients of all ages and neurological conditions has given him a unique perspective on brain health and human performance. He is also well-versed in collaborating with other health care professionals, making him an invaluable asset to any care team. Dr. Trayford was awarded the Functional Neurologist of the Year distinction by the International Association of Functional Neurology and Rehabilitation, where he is a proud member and conference lecturer. Currently, he serves on the Advisory Council for the Dementia Society of America and the Board of Directors for the International Society for Neuroregulation and Research. He is also a servant leader who has dedicated his adult life to serving multiple communities through Rotary International and other notable causes. When he’s not treating patients, Dr. Trayford usually reads or researches anything related to the brain, human performance, and leadership. He also loves spending time outdoors with his wife Denise, their two daughters, and dogs in the beautiful mountains of western North Carolina. https://www.linkedin.com/in/drmichaeltrayford/

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