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The Chicago Institute for Health and Wellness Is always looking for ways to Give back to the community and local athletic programs, By providing educational wellness programs and resources.

Ask us how we can coordinate a program for Your organization on topics like:

  • Injury Prevention and Care
  • Concussions Management and Care
  • Sports Nutrition

 

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Why a Computerized Baseline Assessment is NOT ENOUGH for Sports with a High Concussion Risk

Along with studies reporting high concussion rates, and increased concussion awareness among coaches, athletes, parents, and school/organizations, along has come the rapid growth in the use of computerized neuropsychological testing to evaluate and manage sports concussions, particularly at the high school and college levels.

BEWARE!!! YOUR ATHLETE MAY HAVE INVALAID BASELINE TEST RESULTS FROM THEIR SCHOOL!!!!

Many computerized baseline scores are invalid and therefore can't be used because they don't provide an accurate snapshot of a child or teen's pre-concussion or normal cognitive functioning. As a result, they can't be used to measure the degree of post-concussion cognitive impairment and recovery.

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