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Over the past few months we have noticed that there are a lot of new Companies "popping-up" offering their own systems for Baseline and Post Incident Testing. 'You cannot find a tree even though you are standing in a forest' was recently cited by Dr. David Cantu - Renouned Concusison Expert and Author. There are so many tests being offered...
Professional Sports team protocols are even being quoted in some promotional pieces. Increased awareness levels are good for the health and safety of athletes, however, information on all "systems" should be researched before any parent, team or association implements or uses any solution. Some important facts to be considered are; Reliability, Objectivity, Sensitivity and Specifity in Post Testing, Normative Data, Timeliness, Manageability and Accountability.
Click on the Link below to see various Testing Systems and how they function.
NeuroPlasticity or Brain Plasticity refers to a term that stipulates that many aspects of the brain remain plastic or changeable, even into adulthood. One aspect is that we can "train" our brains to effect changes. A 2005 study found that the effects of neuroplasticity occur even more rapidly than previously expected, when students' brains were imaged during the period when they were studying for their exams. In a matter of months, the students' gray matter increased significantly in the posterior and lateral parietal cortex. Journal of Neuroscience 2006.
NeuroTraining is most particularly of interest for;
NeuroTraining for Elite Athletes has existed for years and has been used by Professional Sports Teams, Olympic Teams, Olympic Athletes and Professional Sports Prospects for over 10 years.
Links between athletes and trainers have not only proven beneficial, in many cases, is a determining factor in the achievement of goals and success.
Seasoned Accredited Competition Level Coaches and NeuroTrainers and Consultants in the Psychology of Sports Performance can help athletes reach their goals.
Click on the Link below to view some examples.
SWAY Medical - Motion Reaction Time
175 Stillview, Suite 129 Pointe Claire, Quebec
Emergency Line: 514-781-6112
Ste. Eustache, Quebec
Emergency Line: 514-791-9912
Sport Etude - Ecole des Source testing all their athletes using SWAY MEDICAL Sports Protocol for the new School Year September 2015.
Mont Laurier Football - Dr. Lynda Landry, M.D. testing all football players using SWAY Medical SPORTS Protocol
Recent Articles and Research
Our goal to provide the very best Concussion Management Services led to collaborations with some experts, one of which led us to share an office with Neurologix and Dr. Aubry Tager at the Southwest One Medical Centre. Dr. Tager is a Doctor of Natural Medicine or D.N.M. and practices as a Certified Naturalpath in the Province of Quebec. Dr. Tagers knowlege of Concussions is rather extensive. Please click on the link below for more information from one the most knowledgeable practitioners in Concussion Treatment and Management. Remember, ONLY an MEDICAL DOCTOR or M.D. can make a Diagnosis of a Concussion and should always be consulted if a Concussion is suspected.