Posts Tagged "National Athletic Trainers Association"

Apex Physical Therapy an Area Leader in Concussion Awareness

Posted by on Aug 14, 2013 in Athlete Injury, Physical Therapy | 0 comments

During a high school football game last year between Madras and Redmond, Apex Physical Therapy co-owner and licensed athletic trainer Brock Monger, DPT, ATC, noticed the familiar signs of a potential concussion. The crack of helmets, a delay in getting up, a slight stumble, disorientation … to a trained eye, the symptoms of a concussion are difficult to miss, even from the sidelines. “I have about a three-second threshold,” Brock said. “If a player takes three seconds or more to get to his feet, I don’t hesitate – I’m on the field to check on his condition.” On this particular night, Brock...

Read More