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LSU, Miles seeking solutions to the concussion problem

August 12, 2013-© 2013 Tiger Rag [Re-Post permission acquired]

University teaming up with New Orleans doctors who believe they have found the answer

University teaming up with New Orleans doctors who believe they have found the answer

LSU is working with doctors in New Orleans who might just hold the key to eliminating both long and short-term concussion effects. If their research treating brain injuries with hyperbaric oxygen therapy proves fruitful, one of the most pressing issues in sports could finally be showing some light at the end of a long, dark tunnel.

 

Hyperbaric oxygen therapy may revolutionize the way concussions are treated.
By LUKE JOHNSON
Tiger Rag Assistant Editor

LSU coach Les Miles endorses use of hyperbaric oxygen treatment

BY SCOTT RABALAIS

srabalais@theadvocate.com

the more oxygen you put into your system for a variety of things the better it is,” Miles said recently.

His personal revelation led Miles to start peppering LSU’s medical staff with questions about the potential of oxygen treatment for injuries. Eventually, it led Miles to the discovery that a pair of doctors in New Orleans, Paul Harch and Keith Van Meter, were at the forefront of hyperbaric oxygen therapy...

LSU, Miles seeking solutions to the concussion problem

LSU, Miles seeking solutions to the concussion problem

August 12, 2013-© 2013 Tiger Rag [Re-Post permission acquired]

University teaming up with New Orleans doctors who believe they have found the answer

Josh Wilford - Concussion 2012By LUKE JOHNSON
Tiger Rag Assistant Editor

Chris Tolliver doesn’t remember the play that ended his college football career.

It’s a broken recollection, pieced together for him by teammates and doctors. Tolliver was fighting for playing time on a team that would go on to play in the national championship game, and needed to stand out in fall camp, so he tried to make the type of dazzling play that made him a coveted wide receiver recruit coming out of Rayville High School.

While in practice, Tolliver leapt high to snag a ball that sailed above his head. A teammate wrapped Tolliver’s legs as he soared in the air.