In June, Management Workforce Member Dr. Elizabeth Sandel and I had the chance to (individually) speak with Tove Danovich for The Atlantic article The Standard Advice for Concussions Is Wrong. Tove and I had an in-depth dialog about why it’s so arduous for sufferers to search out care, speaking for properly over an hour in regards to the variations between researchers’ and most clinicians’ understanding of concussions, why that is the case, and what we at Concussion Alliance are doing about it. I additionally spoke at size about my very own struggles to search out correct look after my concussions and persisting signs. Whereas we shared struggle tales about looking for suppliers and managing each day signs, I had no concept how intense her signs had been till her superbly written article got here out.
The Standard Advice for Concussions Is Wrong was printed in The Atlantic on October sixth; the article features a quote from me and two quotes from Dr. Sandel, Board Chair for Concussion Alliance. You may learn extra in regards to the article in our blog post.