Dr. Tad Seifert Discusses Headaches and Migraines in Relation to Concussion Symptoms
- How are headaches and migraines related to concussions?
- How can these symptoms be managed?
- What should one do if symptoms persist or worsen?
- When is it safe to return to school?
Dr. Seifert currently serves as director of Norton Healthcare’s Sports Neurology Program. This comprehensive program is comprised of multidisciplinary services, including neurology, neurosurgery, pediatrics, emergency medicine, neuroradiology, sports medicine, and physical therapy. Dr. Seifert is currently the Team Neurologist for the University of Louisville, Bellarmine University, Indiana University-Southeast, and Spalding University. He serves as an Unaffiliated Neurotrauma Consultant to the NFL’s Cleveland Browns, as well as NASCAR. He is the former Chairman of the Kentucky Boxing & Wrestling Commission’s Medical Advisory Panel and the NCAA Headache Task Force. He is a current Board Member of the National Headache Foundation. He has been voted by his peers as one of Louisville Magazine’s Top Docs for 2019. The Kentucky Athletic Trainer’s Society selected Dr. Seifert as their Sports Medicine Person of the Year in 2018. His research interests include post-traumatic headache in athletes as well as combat sports medicine. Dr. Seifert cares for athletes of all ages and levels – from youth sports to professional leagues.
We are grateful for Dr. Seifert and his hand in improving our StoryWall and CrashCourse concussion education initiatives.
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 22 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, USA Rugby,US Ski & Snowboard, US Soccer, US Speedskating, USA Taekwondo, USA Team Handball, USA Triathlon, USA Waterski and Wake, and USA Wrestling.