Return to Work Policy COVID-19

Alan D. Danz Danz Law, PLLC On April 1, 2020, the U.S. Department of Labor (“DOL”) announced new action regarding how American workers and employers will benefit from the protections and relief offered by the Emergency Paid Sick Leave Act and Emergency Family and Medical Leave Expansion Act, both part of the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA). The FFCRA provides for reimbursing private employers that have fewer than 500 employees with tax credits for the cost of providing employees with paid leave taken for specified reasons related to COVID-19. The law enables employers to keep their workers on their payrolls, while at the same time ensuring that workers are not forced to choose between their paychecks and the public Read More

AIB Seeks Lab Assistants!

As AIB workshops continue to expand and grow in popularity, we would like to extend an invitation to our certified participants to join us as lab assistants in our future workshops. If you are interested, please send the following information to Dr. Jeff Konin, VP of Global Education & Research: Name, credentials, employment information & status Cell phone and email, and home address contact information Statement confirming that you do not have a conflict of interest of any kind Current resume Identification of which workshop(s) certifications you possess, re-certification status if applicable, and evidence of experience applying content from AIB workshop(s) into your caseload/patient population Email: [email protected]

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Sport Concussion…Return to Learn!

Young Female Hockey Player
In our last case, we presented Janice Williams, an 18-year-old high school senior field hockey player who was accidentally hit in the head with an opposing player’s elbow. We reviewed the assessment process and findings, developed a problem list, identified treatment goals and objectives, and a plan of care with specific rehabilitation considerations. The Berlin Guidelines published 2017 that we discussed also recommends a graduated return to school guide for those individuals who have sustained a sport-concussion and are students. Read More

Sport Concussion…Return to Sport!

The Center for Disease Control (CDC) in the United States reports that between 2001 to 2012, the rate of emergency department (ED) visits for sports and recreation-related injuries with a diagnosis of concussion or traumatic brain injury (TBI), alone or in combination with other injuries, more than doubled among children (age 19 or younger). In fact, in 2012 alone, an estimated 329,290 children (age 19 or younger) were treated in U.S. EDs for sports and recreation-related injuries that included a diagnosis of concussion or TBI. While no two concussions are exactly alike, the majority will respond favorably within 7-10 days after the initial injury. In 2017, a consensus statement on concussion in sport was published by leading International experts. The Read More