Teleconcussion

Technology on the Sidelines

Much in the same way "virtual" technologies are used in telemedicine, teleconcussion allows a neurologist to assess athletes suspected of sustaining concussions during sporting events via "robot."

The sophisticated teleconcussion technology used to successfully mimic a real-time consultation uses a specialized camera system that is remote controlled. The neurological specialist has the ability to see a patient immediately, whether around the block or miles away.

In maneuvering the robot, the neurologist is able to do the following:

  • Assess a player for symptoms and signs of a concussion
  • Simultaneously consulting with the sideline physician or athletic trainer who is available

Sideline neurologists aren't available at every athletic event, but a teleconcussion robot can offer the next best thing - at a time when the player in question may need it most. Because we know that timely intervention is required when a concussion or other traumatic brain injury is suspected, teleconcussion technology offers sports organizations the next best thing to having an actual neurological expert with them on the sidelines.

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At Vernon B. Williams, MD, Inc., I, Dr. Williams, have been practicing in the neurology field for 20 years. My neurology expertise has been sought for plaintiff and defense medical cases. If you are looking for an expert witness for a medical case.

In addition to concussions, I also have extensive experience and knowledge regarding traumatic brain injuries, neuromodulation, Thoracic Outlet Syndrome, neuropathic pain, headaches, spine pain, to name a few. I am Board Certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology , which could lend your case the credibility it needs, both inside and outside of court.

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