Dr. Kevin Crutchfield Addresses Cervical Strain (Neck Injury)
- What is Cervical Strain? What does cervical strain look like in different demographics?
- What are the symptoms associated with a cervical injury?
- How are cervical strain symptoms best managed?
- What should you do if your symptoms persist or worsen?
- Why is self care so important for performance?
Kevin E. Crutchfield, M.D., serves as co-director of the Comprehensive Sports Concussion Program at the Sandra and Malcolm Berman Brain & Spine Institute at LifeBridge Health in the Baltimore, Maryland area. As a stroke neurologist, Dr. Crutchfield is an internationally known expert on concussions and traumatic brain injury. He is also an independent neurologist for the NFL’s Baltimore Ravens, MLB’s Baltimore Orioles, and MLS’s D.C. United. He played a leading role in helping to gain passage of a landmark youth sports concussion law in Maryland. Dr. Crutchfield has over 32 years of experience in the medical field and graduated from Georgetown University School of Medicine in 1988. He is also affiliated with Sinai Hospital of Baltimore.
Dr. Crutchfield has made significant contributions in improving TeachAids’ concussion education products serving as both StoryWall Medical Expert and CrashCourse Advisor.
About Concussion Story Wall: This product features an interactive database of more than 4000 videos of individual stories relating to how an injury occurred, the symptoms experienced, and personal insights from those who have been injured by a concussion. It is intended as a comprehensive mental health resource for the many who are impacted including athletes, parents, coaches, officials, teachers, and military veterans, among others. It also serves as a referral source for athletic trainers, rehab specialists and physicians. An additional highlight includes a panel of 14 of the world’s leading medical experts addressing specific aspects of concussions related to symptoms, diagnosis, treatment and recovery. All CrashCourse concussion education products are available at no cost.
The CrashCourse Concussion Story Wall is proudly presented by TeachAids, BIAA, and the National Council of Youth Sports (NCYS), in collaboration with the VA Palo Alto Health Care System, Stanford Program on International and Cross-Cultural Education (SPICE) and 19 of the U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Committee’s National Governing Bodies (NGB). These NGBs include: USA Archery, USA Artistic Swimming, USA Baseball, USA Bobsled & Skeleton, USA Cycling, USA Diving, USA Fencing, USA Field Hockey, USA Football, USA Gymnastics, USA Hockey, USA Karate, US Lacrosse, US Ski & Snowboard, US Soccer, US Speedskating, USA Taekwondo, USA Triathlon and USA Wrestling.