Concussion Screening Evaluation: BESS vs. SWAY
Jeremy Altman, Linda Ye, Zach Hatoum, Aurash Zarrinbakhsh, Aidan Neustadtl, & Dave Milzman, MD
The Balance Error Scoring System (BESS) is the current gold standard for evaluating balance, one of the best predictors for the need for concussion intervention. Sway, a new gyroscope based iPhone application, is being proposed as a more sensitive and objective test. Our study compares Sway to BESS to determine if there is equal efficacy.