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Posts by Dr. Jim Duffy

Concussion Prevention In the Pre-Season

Back to school season is here! And that means it’s time to gear up for fall sports. Most teams are already in the midst of pre-season training, and there’s no better time to think about protecting your child’s brain. We know that sports-related concussions (SRCs) are on the rise (1). What can parents do to…

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Understanding Mal de Débarquement

All of us have probably experienced at least a slight amount of “land sickness” when returning to land after being in a rocking boat for a while. That is a very temporary, and usually less disturbing readjustment period. Our brain has to “un-sync” with the rhythmic rocking of the watercraft, and re-establishes the “default program…

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Do I have a concussion?

Do I have a concussion? Concussion has been a popular topic for a few years now. However, by no means has it become less important to those of us who treat brain injury and individuals who have sustained one. Neuroscientists are continuing to make important discoveries related to brain development, physiology, injury mechanism, recovery, best…

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Neuroprotection: Put the brakes on cognitive decline

It’s time to slam on the brakes! Fighting cognitive decline is possible using the concept of Neuroprotection. Our brains are generating new brain cells every day. The key is to not lose these at a faster rate than we’re producing. Neuroprotection refers to methods put in place to slow or reverse the effects of neurological…

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The Amazing Capacity of Neuroplasticity

Neuroplasticity! What is it? Is it related to Tupperware? or maybe a new eating utensil at a picnic? No. Not even close. It is what makes the human brain the most incredible organ in the universe. Neuroplasticity is the amazing capacity of the brain to re-program and actually re-wire itself! So what does that really…

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