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Effective High School Football Pre-Season Strength and Conditioning

Football as we know it has been around for over a hundred years, but as game play and game speed continues to evolve, so must strength and conditioning routines—even at the high school level. For student athletes about to commence “hell week” before school starts, here are some strength and conditioning drills that are sure […]

Heads Up Football

In the 1940’s when we switched to a hard shell helmet. The risk of hemorrhage and skull fractures decreased by 50%. The risk of NECK injury increased by 1012%. Yes, you read that correctly. 1012 % What that should have told us is that Helmets alone are not enough to manage the forces of collision. […]

Why is the Neck Unprotected in Football?

THE NECK IS THE MOST COMPLICATED AND MOST VULNERABLE PART OF THE HUMAN BODY. Especially during collision. The history of neck protection in football is quite interesting. The Adams white soft foam rolls were the first neck protection in football. Though mostly a cosmetic device, the Adams roll, if strategically placed like the way Jack […]

SPORTSNAUT Reports on Kerr Collar’s Ability to Reduce Head and Neck Injuries

Scott Carasik at SPORTSNAUT.com writes about the Kerr Collar reducing football head and neck injuries. The issue of head and neck injuries in the NFL isn’t going away any time soon. Thankfully there are new technologies being developed to tackle this big problem. Recently, I sat down with Dr. Patrick Kerr from Kerr Sports. We spoke about […]

Crain’s NY Business features the Kerr Collar

One piece of gear could save football players from themselves Manhattan chiropractor Patrick Kerr invented a special collar to protect necks from nerve damage Read this fantastic story here:  http://www.crainsnewyork.com/article/20151216/SMALLBIZ/151219940