As part of our series of posts highlighting the informative video’s Justin Lopes from Back To Your Feet Physiotherapy did with Dr Mark Fulcher from Axis Sports Medicine for the FIFA Medical Network, this group of tweets are aimed at physiotherapists or medical professionals working with teams. These video’s show the process for the concussion assessment and demonstrate some tests for the vestibular occulomotor reflex.
A targeted clinical examination is needed during a three-minute concussion assessment. What would you do during this time? Have a look at what our experts suggest. #FootballNetwork #FIFADiploma pic.twitter.com/hKfq4ge1yQ
— FIFA Medical Network (@FIFAMedical) May 18, 2020
The vestibulo-ocular reflex (VOR) is a reflex, where activation of the vestibular system of the inner ear causes eye movement. Assessing this is part of the Vestibular/Ocular Motor Screening (VOMS) Assessment #FootballNetwork #FIFADiploma pic.twitter.com/sHif1kIsL6
— FIFA Medical Network (@FIFAMedical) March 23, 2020
Saccades are rapid movements of the eyes that change the point of fixation. Assessing these movements is part of the Vestibular/Ocular Motor Screening (VOMS) Assessment. Click here to see how this test is done #FootballNetwork #FIFADiploma pic.twitter.com/T3tPAWbCVS
— FIFA Medical Network (@FIFAMedical) March 9, 2020
— FIFA Medical Network (@FIFAMedical) March 2, 2020