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#22 Managing Return to Play from Concussion with Laura Fazzari

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#22 Managing Return to Play from Concussion with Laura Fazzari
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In this 22nd episode of the Sports MAP Podcast we chat with St Kilda Football Club Physiotherapist and concussion expert Laura Fazzari. Laura also works as a physiotherapist as part of the Epworth Hospital's Concussion Clinic.

In this episode we cover a range of topics including:

  • Laura's interest in concussion & career background
  • The growing prevalence of concussion in sport
  • The AFL concussion protocol
  • Laura's recent Sports MAP Masterclass
  • Initial precautions and processes after the injury
  • Early involvement of the physiotherapist
  • VOMS assessment
  • Early stage progressions for return to run
  • Gym and weight training integration
  • Training intensity progression
  • CogSport testing
  • Continued monitoring and prevention strategies

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