Sportsmavericks' Special Series:"Pro-Active Treatment of Concussions In Sports: Part One: Working with Dr. Ab Boonswang and 'Photobiomodulation' therapy."(c)

May 22, 2012
Hosted by Ida R. Muorie

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Episode Description

Host, Ida Muorie and Dr.Ab Boonswang, Cardiacthoracic Surgeon will introduced a Four Part Series Concussions in Sports: "Pro-Active Treatment Program for Concussions" over the next four weeks. Tonight Dr.Ab Boonswang will tell his story of how he stumbled into a Pro-Active Treatment Program for Concussion purely by accident, when he read about a technology called "Photobiomodulation." "Photobiomodulation" was written about in 1917, and is used in protocols for stroke patients. As a former Tennis player, he was familiar with degeneration of muscles and tissues after long-term play from a young age competitively, and decided to apply a similar Protocol to the treatment for muscles and scar tissues for his heart patients. Dr. Ab has since developed two devices that have been FDA approved on a limited basis, and several different treatment protocols for different situations. Through the years, he has treated many athletes for muscle and scar tissues, but it wasn't until 2011, when a desperate husband approach Dr. Ab about experimental treatment for his wife, who suffered a traumatic brain injury, that the "Pro-Active Treatment Plan for Concussions" was born. The plan is so simple, it can be used "before" a game as a method of "prevention;" "during" a game as a method of "assessment;" and "after" a game for "management of the impact" of a concussion or successive concussions experience by an athlete. No longer does an athlete have to wait until they are 42 years old, to learn their brain has deteoriated. Today, athletes can pro-actively treat and potentially prevent the long-term potential devastating results. Following the series, Dr. Ab will conduct a controlled treatment study on several retired athlete, and the results will be released during the 2013 Super Bowl Week Program. Look for postings on Facebook, Linkedin and other social media.

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The Sportsmavericks Show redefines the elite athlete by bridging the gap between parents, athletes and the community. Host Ida Muorie, a.k.a. The Oprah of Sports brings to the VoiceAmerica Network original programming - balancing the pursuit of academic excellence and sports participation. The Sportsmavericks Show airs every Tuesday evening at 5 PM/PST, 8 PM/EST on the VoiceAmerica Sports Channel. Listeners will be engaged in straightforward talk, spontaneous and unscripted by the experts. Ida and her guests will explore the challenges of success and failure in sports, and will help athletes and their parents navigate the transition from high school, college and then on to the pros. We put “fun” back into sports, and recognize role models in sports through our “Sportsmavericks All-Star Award” program. Tune in Tuesday evenings at 5 PM/PST with Ida Muorie and The Sportsmavericks Show, right here on the VoiceAmerica Sports Channel.

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Ida R. Muorie

Ida R. Muorie

Ida R. Muorie, JD is a sports advocate, author, college professor, renowned speaker, personal coach, financial strategist, international spokesperson, lawyer and the President and CEO of Sportsmavericks, Inc. Sportsmavericks is a Community Education and Sports Network company that offers services in life coaching, consulting, diversity training, publishing, community events and video conferencing workshops for sports professionals, student athletes and parents of athletes. In 2004, Muorie combined her experience in sports education with 20 years of financial experience, to launch the first sports talk show on The VoiceAmerica Network. She is also the host and producer of the audio series-- Laying The Foundation For Excellent: “Survival Guide IV Student Athletes,” the DVD, “Finding The (Sports) Woman In You,” and the author of “The Pro-Ready Impact Principles,” and “The Financial Playbook For Athletes.”

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