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AIB Seeks Lab Assistants!

As AIB workshops continue to expand and grow in popularity, we would like to extend an invitation to our certified participants to join us as lab assistants in our future workshops. If you are interested, please send the following information to Dr. Jeff Konin, VP of Global Education & Research: Name, credentials, employment information & status Cell phone and email, and home address contact information Statement confirming that you do not have a conflict of interest of any kind Current resume Identification of which workshop(s) certifications you possess, re-certification status if applicable, and evidence of experience applying content from AIB workshop(s) into your caseload/patient population Email: jeff.konin@dizzy.com

Concussion Prevention or Performance Enhancement?

Much has been discussed about the importance of concussion education, especially as it relates to our youth playing sports. While we don’t want to scare off parents from having their children participate, we do want them to be knowledgeable in the basics of concussion education. What does this include? It includes the inherent risk associated with playing certain sports regardless of how much you do to maximize prevention and protection interventions. It includes knowing the signs and symptoms of a Read More

Video: AIB Saves Christmas!

Even Santa needs a little help sometimes.  Watch how AIB saves Christmas! Watch Video!  

Concussions in wheelchair users – are you prepared to properly assess?

The mainstream professional literature has an abundance of published research on balance and posture assessment and rehabilitation following a concussion. A quick search of PubMed yields some 300 thousand plus articles! However, when you add the term “wheelchair” to a similar search, the yield becomes less than a half dozen. Do individuals in wheelchairs experience concussions? Of course they do! In 2014 Wessels et al published a study in the Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation whereby they tracked 263 Read More

Concussion Management: Does marijuana play a role?

Recently more and more questions have arisen regarding the use of marijuana as a rehabilitation intervention following a concussion.  For example, some patients may ask if marijuana can help rid symptoms of headaches, inability to sleep, or anxiety.   Other patients might say they are regular legal users of marijuana, and wonder if they should increase their intake medicinally, or if they should refrain from their normal daily usage while recovering from a concussion. These are all extremely relevant questions that Read More