When is a Headache Just a Headache?
Management of Vestibulopathy
Visual Recovery After Concussion
Exercise and its Impact on Post -Concussive Treatment
Looking for Evidence

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The NCAA Headache Task Force reported that 26.7% of subjects in a recent study had a history of this type of headache. (Not sinus or tension, but...)
What is Migraine

100

This common vestibular system symptom can be measured using the DHI, ABC and MSQ
What is dizziness

100

About half the brain's circuits are involved in this sense
What is sight

100

The American Journal of Sports Medicine reported improvements in post concussive symptoms and reaction times with this type of exercise
What is aerobic exercise

100

This standard of treatment is offered to all patients with chronic insomnia (at least 3x/week, > 3 months) as a primary intervention.
What is Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Insomnia

200

This type of medical study has revealed that functional brain activation differences persistent at two months after injury in concussed athletes
What is longitudinal fMRI study

200

This symptom of concussion may take longer to resolve than other symptoms and may be noted in conservative gait patterns / strategies
What is imbalance

200

These newer eyeglass tints may reduce the symptoms associated with light sensitivity
What are blue blocking, amber or antireflective

200

This type of exertion testing can be used for protracted concussion symptoms (>3 weeks) and includes a protocol progression but is contraindicated for people with balance, visual deficits, or orthopedic injuries
What is the Buffalo Concussion Treadmill Test

200

This psychiatric condition mimics the symptoms of concussion in all but the following: diminished interest or pleasure, thoughts of worthlessness or guilt, recurrent thoughts of death or suicide, or suicide attempt
What is depression

300

Risk factors for prolonged post-concussive symptoms include personal or family history of mood disorders, personal or family history of migraine, delayed symptom onset and a prior history of this
What is concussion

300

Deficits in saccades, smooth pursuit, and convergence insufficiency belong to this class of vestibular symptoms
What is oculomotor

300

Migraine medicines may cause decrease in this visual skill
What is accommodation (focusing)

300

This type of strength testing uses a pressure sensor under the neck and cervical spine retraction
What is cranio-cervical flexion test

300

This diagnostic tool can detect microstructural abnormalities in brain tissue by measuring diffusion of water molecules and may offer TBI biomarker
What is diffuse tensor imaging

400

Assertive early treatment of headache after this type of injury may be warranted to avoid chronicity and disability
What is mild traumatic brain injury

400

Patients with this oculomotor deficit performed poorly on assessments of verbal memory, visual motor speed, and reaction time
What is convergence insufficiency

400

Giving this type of vision exercise can make all concussion symptoms worse, especially too early in treatment
What is convergence

400

Endurance strengthening for these muscles includes chin retraction with modified starting positions depending on level of difficulty desired
What are the neck flexors

400

The 5th International Conference on Concussion in Sport was held in this European city in October 2016
What is Berlin

500

This ancient Greek physician who lived during Greece's classical period and is traditionally regarded as the father of medicine said: "It is far more important to know what person has the disease than what disease the person has."
Who was Hippocrates (450 BC)

500

After concussion, asymptomatic athletes still have increased medio-lateral sway and abnormal dynamic stability during this type of ambulation activity
What is dual task

500

There is a pending case in Ohio for a physical therapist for this misdemeanor Advice from the optometrist is: (Do not tell a patient you are treating them with vision therapy or vision exercises, instead say vestibular therapy)
What is practicing optometry without a license

500

A decrease in verbal memory composite scores on neuropsychological testing was noted after this type of testing
What is exertion testing

500

The research teams gathered during this international conference in Berlin, Germany in 2016 found moderate evidence for targeted cervical and vestibular physiotherapy
What is The 5th International Conference on Concussion in Sport