162018Jan
Concussions in Youth Sports

Concussions in Youth Sports

by Dr. David Silver ‘As the number of reported cases of traumatic brain injury (TBI) increases in professional sports, so too does awareness of concussions at the college and amateur levels. The NFL now takes helmet to helmet contact as a serious offense after coming under intense scrutiny for allowing players to reenter the game…

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122018Jan

Insomnia

By Dr. David Silvers In my neurological practice, the most common sleep disorder by far is Insomnia. Insomnia is generally defined as either difficulty initiating sleep, difficulty maintaining sleep, or early-morning awakening with inability to return sleep. In order to make the diagnosis of insomnia, there must be some impairment of daytime functioning. This may…

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122018Jan

Parkinson’s Disease

One of the disorders that is most gratifying for me to treat is Parkinson’s disease (PD).  There is almost always something that can be done to improve a PD patient’s quality of life.  This is true at the time of diagnosis of PD and continues throughout the course of the disease. I have enjoyed keeping…

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