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January 10, 2022
Ep. 17 - Concussions Makes Your Brain Hurt!

Ben Adams, MAT, Athletic Trainer joins the show to talk about what exactly defines a concussion. He breaks down common symptoms (physical, cognitive, emotional, and sleep), and details what steps to follow after an injury, what to watch for and...


Ben Adams, MAT, Athletic Trainer joins the show to talk about what exactly defines a concussion. He breaks down common symptoms (physical, cognitive, emotional, and sleep), and details what steps to follow after an injury, what to watch for and instructions to follow. 

Your head injury should be managed by a provider trained in concussion management, as recovery can be complicated. Want to return to play? Remember the important 6-step process detailed on this podcast

Benjamin Adams is a Board certified Athletic trainer. After growing up in northeastern Ohio, Ben attended the University of Kentucky where he received his BS in Kinesiology.  He then earned his Masters of Athletic Training at the University of Toledo.  Currently Ben is working on his Residency at Wofford College in South Carolina working with the Football and Woman’s Basketball team.  Next year he will be working as a seasonal Athletic Trainer in the NFL.  Ben enjoys all aspects of Athletic Training from treating emergencies on the court or field, to diagnosis and rehabilitation.
 
 
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Ben Adams

MAT, Athletic Trainer

Benjamin Adams is a Board certified Athletic trainer. After growing up in northeastern Ohio,
Ben attended the University of Kentucky where he received his BS in Kinesiology. He then
earned his Masters of Athletic Training at the University of Toledo. Currently Ben is working on
his Residency at Wofford College in South Carolina working with the Football and Woman’s
Basketball team. Next year he will be working as a seasonal Athletic Trainer in the NFL. Ben
enjoys all aspects of Athletic Training from treating emergencies on the court or field, to
diagnosis and rehabilitation.