Recommendations for diagnosis and therapy of concussion in sports

The Swiss Neurological Society (Schweizerische Neurologische Gesellschaft) has published recommendations for the diagnosis and therapy of sport-related concussions, written by Dr. Nina Feddermann-Demont, and PD Dr. Antonella Palla and leading neurologists of Switzerland.   The diagnosis and treatment of sport-related concussion has changed substantially in recent years. Nevertheless, the affected athletes are often insufficiently diagnosed […]

Recommendations for initial examination, differential diagnosis, and management of concussion and other head injuries in high-level football

Under the leadership of Dr Nina Feddermann-Demont, an international group of experts has published recommendations for the medical procedure after head injuries in football in the renowned Scandinavian Journal of Medicine & Science in Sports (Impact factor: 3.631). The publication is aimed at team physicians in high-level football, but also provides important information for the […]

Professional extension at the Swiss Concussion Center

The Swiss Concussion Center is pleased to announce that PD Dr. med. Antonella Palla will be joining the team on 1st of pril 2019. Beside her chief activity at the Zurich Rehabilitation Center Wald, Dr. Palla has already been working  as a consultant neurologist at our center since January 2018 with a pensum of 10%. […]

Concussion symposia at the “Football Medicine Outcomes” conference

The XXVII „Football Medicine Outcomes Conference“ took place in Barcelona between the 2nd and 4th June. With more than 3’000 participants from 97 countries and 220 speakers, it represents the largest football medicine conference worldwide. As last year, the  conference was hosted by FC Barcelona at legendary Camp Nou. Dr. Nina Feddermann-Demont, Dr. Mario Bizzini & Prof […]

Scandinavian Sports Workshop

At the 14th Scandinavian Congress of Medicine and Science in Sports, held in Kopenhagen, Denmark from February 1st to 3rd this year, PD Dr. Alexander Tarnutzer gave a talk about long-term effects of head injuries and repetitive heading in football players. Key elements of his speech were a critical analysis of the previously published studies […]

Development of the first mobile positioning chair

The first mobile positional chair was developed in close cooperation with the Interdisciplinary Centre for Vertigo and Neurological Visual Disorders (ONO Center) of the University of Zurich and the University Hospital of Zurich and the Prolim Engineering Office (Rotundum). This is primarily used for the diagnosis and therapy of benign paroxysmal positional vertigo (BPPV), which […]