Denver, CO (PRWEB) January 28, 2016
CereScan, nationally recognized for helping medical professionals and elite athletes from all over the world with an unmatched level of brain imaging diagnostics and technology, is working with some of the hardest hitters in the NFL during the media blitz preceding historic Super Bowl 50.
NFL heavyweights Bill Romanowski, Ted Johnson, Spencer Tillman, Bob Golic, Dave Robinson and Tim Krumrie will use a familiar stage to promote brain injury awareness, and the importance of an accurate diagnosis as the starting point to a better quality of life. Unlike MRI and CT scans, which are structural images of the brain, CereScan can pinpoint the actual area of the brain that is abnormally functioning, and provide a clear image for an accurate diagnosis and a better treatment path.
The explosion of media stories and new research studies have called attention to CereScan for its patented process that assists medical professionals in addressing the invisible nature and chronic problems associated with traumatic brain injuries. Many organizations, including the NFL and amateur athletic associations, have been revising their practices and partnering with companies like CereScan to explore the problem and discover innovative solutions, primarily through additional research and use of technology.
The company has been on the front lines in the identification and treatment of mild Traumatic Brain Injury (mTBI) through its “Invisible Brain Injury Project” in partnership with the Tug McGraw Foundation. In the study, CereScan first helped former military members assess the extent of their mTBI and then determine the efficacy of a new therapy by providing pre and post measurements and statistical analysis.
“We are proud to be leading the charge through the use of cutting-edge technology and advancements in the diagnosis and treatment of chronic brain injuries,” says John Kelley, CEO of CereScan. “Results from the Invisible Brain Injury study are more than encouraging and provide a solid basis for further research”.
At risk groups such as military veterans suffering from PTSD, and athletes at all levels of competition are discovering that diagnosis is the first step toward counteracting the devastating consequences of concussive events. CereScan is educating at-risk athletes on the causal relationship between head trauma and early memory loss, confusion, severe fatigue, cognitive difficulties and depression. Many CereScan patients have had MRI and CT scans that turned out to be negative, but CereScan’s functional brain imaging can show the presence of a TBI even when other types of scans do not.
“Football players in particular are in a high risk group due to repeated concussions during their playing days, the results of which may not be recognized until much later in their lives, “ said Tim Krumrie, former Cincinnati Bengal and CereScan Brain Injury Advocate. ”It is my mission to reach as many players as possible, and to let them know that there is hope. Diagnosis brings you one step closer to a solution, and, more importantly, to a better quality of life.” Krumrie directs CereScan’s outreach and education to athletes, military service personnel and related organizations.
CereScan is the nation’s leader in providing statistically measured brain diagnostics based on a new generation of imaging software, PET/CT (Positron Emission Tomography/Computed Tomography) and SPECT (Single Photon Emission Computed Tomography) neuroimaging technologies. Referring and treating medical experts can rely on CereScan to offer differentiated diagnoses on a wide array of brain-based disorders including:
- Traumatic Brain Injuries
- Toxic Brain Injuries
- Alzheimer’s Disease
- Mild Cognitive Impairment
- Parkinson’s Disease
- Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
- Bipolar Disorder
CereScan combines state-of-the-art SPECT and PET/CT brain imaging technologies with a patient centered model of care to provide the highest level of neurodiagnostics anywhere. Using quantitative functional brain imaging, advanced imaging software, and an extensive library of clinical data, the CereScan medical team provides physicians with unmatched objective diagnostic information. CereScan helps patients and their physicians better understand the neurological basis of their conditions. In a variety of legal settings, CereScan provides objective evidence to attorneys and their clients regarding traumatic and toxic brain injuries. For researchers, CereScan provides independent pre- and post-treatment measures of organic changes in the brain along with measures of symptoms related to the brain disorder of interest. For more information, please call (866) 722-4806 or visit http://www.CereScan.com.