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On the Southeast side of Kansas City, Missouri is Lee’s Summit R-7 School District, home to more than 15,000 students. In 2018, Matt Falke joined the district and now works alongside 5 other athletic trainers to care for the athletes across the district’s 3 high schools. Together, they care for over 1,600 athletes per year.
In Aledo Texas, winning State Championships is not only a goal, but an expectation. Consistently winning requires athletes to stay healthy throughout the season, and returning to play as quickly as possible after an injury occurs. This is where Troy Little, Head Athletic Trainer at Aledo ISD, and his staff excel. When looking for a new tool to help them win, they turned to Sway.
If your organization is just starting to or considering implementing Sway into your concussion management protocols, there are many best practices that you’ll want to consider prior to launching your new policies into action. To have a new concussion protocol be successful, best practices should be used to set yourself and your organization up for success. A large part of that success comes from communicating changes early and effectively.
Your school’s concussion protocol is your first line of defense when a concussion occurs. It’s your set policies, tools, and assessments that you’ll turn to as you respond to an injury. While the word ‘protocol’ may seem overly strict, your concussion protocol is anything but – it simply is another tool in your toolkit to provide an individualized, patient-centered approach to concussion management.
When Matt An, MS, ATC, LAT, FMSC decided to begin the search for a new concussion management solution, he knew that simplicity and the ability to streamline concussion baseline and on-field assessments were key.
August 2021 - Sway Medical has had documented success assessing cognitive function and balance in the sports market for years. They are now expanding their services to the clinical market and broader patient populations.
Jun 24, 2021 - Extreme Football League (X League) officials have teamed with a leading sports technology partner, Sway Medical as its official technology partner aiding in the diagnosis of head injuries.
Sep 23, 2020 - Sway Medical, a mobile neurological assessment company, recently closed a $4.2M Series A financing round led by Atento Capital and the Oklahoma Life Science Fund.
Sep 17, 2020 - Cortado Ventures is pleased to announce it has funded Sway Medical of Tulsa, Oklahoma. The Series A investment from Cortado will enable Sway to scale its patented neurological assessment technology.
Apr 3, 2019 - A new technology that is FDA cleared and developed to help medical professionals assess potential concussions during a game or event has been developed.
Feb 6, 2018 - Sway Medical today announced a multi-year partnership supporting research at TCU's newly formed Sport Science Center. Sway is providing a three-year financial commitment to the Sport Science Center with an unrestricted recurring grant to the program.
Sep 27, 2016 - There is provided herein a system and method for performing a balance evaluation that utilizes a hand held accelerometer that measures upper body compensatory and correctional movement.
Sep 8, 2016 - Sway Medical LLC (Sway) would like to announce its official availability in Australia. Sway was issued its TGA Approval after being marketed in the United States and Canada for two years.
May 12, 2014 - At AARP's Life@50+ event in Boston last week, 10 startups presented products targeted at AARP's 38 million members. The products ranged from a mobile diagnostic testing tool to a system that helps caregivers clock their hours and connect with others in the area.
March 8, 2014 - Motherboard and Vice look at Sway Medical's technology to track concussions with just your phone.
Aug 29, 2013 - Sway medical, the company revolutionizing medical on mobile, today announced immediate general availability of its ™ iOS mobile app.
July 9, 2013 - Two years is a lifetime for an entrepreneur. In two years, it's guaranteed that nearly everything about a startup company will change. In two years, a young company can find itself stranded in the so-called “valley of death” where about two-thirds of new companies falter and fail.