Montreal doctor helps develop new concussion test for hockey players
March 4 2020 | montreal gazette
A Montreal emergency-room doctor has come up with a new way to test hockey players to assess whether they have a concussion. He says it could help diagnose head trauma everywhere from the National Hockey League down to kids’ youth hockey.
What you need to know about novel coronavirus (COVID-19)
Feb 262020 | Sinai Health Foundation
Ontario has only had a few confirmed cases of novel coronavirus (COVID-19) but the amount of media on the topic would suggest we should be worried. Can you provide some perspective?
As this is a new virus, it takes some time for scientists to learn about the symptoms it causes and how it spreads. It’s understandable for people to experience worry in a situation like this where we don’t have all these answers right away.
ONTARIO JUNIOR HOCKEY LEAGUE TRAINER OF THE YEAR AWARD WINNER AMANDA GILROY (CAT(C))
Congratulations to District 3 co-leader Amanda Gilroy for receiving the 2018-2019 Trainer of the Year award in the Ontario Junior Hockey League (OJHL)!
Check out her great interview where she talks about her passion for the AT Profession.
By John Kryk for The Toronto SUN
Big bad Soviets? Broadstreet Bullies? Boston Bruins?
Throughout the 1970s Ken Dryden famously protected Team Canada and Montreal Canadiens nets from those imposing threats.
Now he’s on a mission to fight a far more serious threat – on behalf of young Canadian athletes in all sports, at all levels.
That is, concussions.
The Hockey Hall of Fame goaltender and former Liberal cabinet minister on Wednesday will tell a parliamentary subcommittee studying sports-related concussions in Canada that the problem is no longer awareness.
Rather, per a copy of his planned remarks obtained by Postmedia, Dryden will tell the subcommittee that there “is plenty of awareness. The problem is sports decision-makers who don’t take this awareness, and act.
“We have a problem … A knee that limps is one thing. A brain that limps is another.”