HeadFirst Team Talks Concussion at Chesapeake Bayhawks Major League Lacrosse Game

Righttime Medical Care attended the Chesapeake Bayhawks first home game on Saturday, May 5, to focus on its new service, HeadFirst Sports Injury and Concussion Care. The Major League Lacrosse team (including from left, Michael Kimmel [#51]; Steven Brooks [#44]; Bayhawks owner Brendan Kelly; Mike Evans [#33]) plays their home games at the Navy Marine Corps Memorial Stadium in Annapolis, Md. The HeadFirst team (including Athletic Trainer Michelle Anderson, far right, of the Severn School in Severna Park, Md.) provides education, pre- and post-injury cognitive assessment testing and specialist referrals to help students and their families navigate the road to recovery and make a safe return to play following a sports-related concussion.

Righttime Medical Care’s Mobile Care Center, a 45-foot bus, was at Saturday’s game and will appear at each of the Bayhawks’ 2012 home games, delivering prizes and information to fans. For more photos, visit www.myheadfirst.com/pressroom.

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Chronic Repetitive Injuries Strike Lacrosse Players

With lacrosse’s surge in popularity over the past decade, chronic repetitive injuries are affecting players as the sport becomes a year-round game. Milford Marchant, M.D., Board-certified sports medicine specialist at MedStar Harbor Hospital in Baltimore, Md., writes in the Baltimore Sun that the medical community has not kept pace with the sport’s growth. As sports medicine physician for the Chesapeake Bayhawks Major League Lacrosse team, Dr. Marchant shares experience about treating repetitive injuries among high school and college lacrosse athletes.

Read Dr. Marchant’s full article in the April 12, 2012 edition of the Baltimore Sun.