How telemedicine is helping sports-related concussion treatment
Falls, vehicle injuries, and other collisions can affect brain performance, but sports accidents are often the cause of these traumatic injuries, with an estimated 1.6 million to 3.8 million sports-related concussions occurring in the U.S. every year; however, many medical providers acknowledge the number is considerably higher due to significant under-reporting or unknown injuries.
A Message From Our President - August 2022
Can you imagine waiting nine months for an appointment with a neurologist while dealing with Parkinson's disease? How about waiting eight months while suffering from migraines? It seems extreme, but it is happening.
Neurology evaluations that can be adapted for telemedicine
At the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, with the demand for telemedicine and safe medical exams skyrocketing, neurologists examined 23 essential practices that take place during most neurological examinations to determine if they could be conducted online.
Neurologist shortage places emphasis on the importance of teleneurology
A recent study concluded that the three most burdensome neurological disorders in the United States are stroke, Alzheimer's disease and other dementias, and migraine.
A Message From Our President - June 2022
In June 2022, VirtualMed Staff remains focused on neurology, especially since it’s Alzheimer’s and Brain Awareness Month.