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Sports Industry News and Analysis

Legalization Fears Fade, Giving Hope to the Use of Cannabis to Treat Concussions

By Fernanda Alonso, an associate with the O’Neill Institute for National and Global Health Law at Georgetown University. A month ago, rumors spread that the DEA was about to reschedule cannabis from a Schedule I to a Schedule II drug in the Controlled Substances Act. Even though this rescheduling would not have many impacts in…
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Concussion Forum to be Held in New Jersey on Tuesday

NJ Spine and Wellness will present a lecture about the latest findings about concussions, identification of symptoms and proper management for parents, coaches, athletic trainers and directors. Entitled “2016 Central Jersey Concussion Forum,” the free lecture s offered on June 14th from 6-8pm at the Battleground Country Club in Manalapan. Insights will be given by Kevin Saum,…
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Case Reports Suggest Mechanisms for Resolving Concussion Symptoms through Osteopathic Manipulative Treatment

Two case reports published in The Journal of the American Osteopathic Association document improvements in concussion-related symptoms following an initial session of osteopathic manipulative treatment (OMT), according to the American Osteopathic Association. “OMT has long been an instrumental tool in treating athletes,” said Dr. Naresh Rao, an osteopathic sports medicine physician who will be the team physician…
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