For immediate press release: Splynt, Inc. a health-tech company based out of Oklahoma City, OK now provides 24/7 virtual care and athletic training access to over 1000 student athletes across Oklahoma. Based on survey results from 2019, Oklahoma is the 2nd worst in the U.S. in athletic training access with 32% of schools having service, beating only Alaska at 14% access. Splynt is a mobile and web based application that… Read More »Splynt Reaches 1000 Athletes
Crooked Oak Public Schools partners with Splynt to promote health and well-being of student athletes.
“It’s a no-brainer” Crooked Oak Public Schools becomes Splynt’s first secondary school partner. All Crooked Oak student-athletes now have 24/7 virtual healthcare access to athletic trainers, injury assessments, and home rehabilitation. “When it comes to helping our kids, the decision is simple,” says Thad Cunningham, District Athletic Director at Crooked Oak. “The health and well-being of our student-athletes is a top priority, partnering with Splynt truly is a no-brainer.” We… Read More »Crooked Oak Public Schools partners with Splynt to promote health and well-being of student athletes.
Is cryotherapy or ice a regular part of your training regimen? Recent studies are beginning to suggest that the traditional ice treatments may be hindering your recovery and putting your body more at risk for further injuries. Cheng et al. (2017) found a direct correlation with the slowing of muscle recovery and fatigue resistance in the use of ice versus an increase in the speed of the factors with the… Read More »Is it time to ditch the ice bath?
Recent studies have begun to challenge the utility of prolonged rest as treatment for concussion. Leddy et al. (2016) & McIntryre et al. (2020) support increasing validity to the use of sub-symptom threshold aerobic exercises in both acute and post-concussive syndrome states (4 weeks post injury). Combining the current research updates and an evidence-based graded return to play, we’ve created a simple infographic that anyone to use. As always, concussions… Read More »What is your concussion plan?