A timely plug for OneHitAway.org on this Hawaii ESPN1420 Artie Wilson OnPoint radio show - May 14, 2021. Dr. Jason Keifer in Honolulu does incredible brain healing work with rTMS (Transcranial magnetic stimulation) and is becoming the go to MD on the Islands and for many that fly into Hawaii just for him. Artie Wilson interviewed Dr. Keifer who is working with OneHitAway with patients in Hawaii. The OHA plug starts at the 48:30 minute mark for a couple of minutes….Enjoy and Mahalo Dr. Keifer!
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Surfline Magazine published a close up article about surfers and the dangers of brain injuries. The reporter Tom Dosland took time to interview OneHitAway Foundation and the work it does on behalf of brain healing and brain health for these incredible athletes. Here is one of many segments of the article in which OneHitAway is featured:
“When a brain is injured, when you take a hit on a surfboard or in a boxing ring or on a football field, these are traumatic events,” explained Jill Cde Baca, who co-founded OneHitAway with her husband after their son had a TBI playing football. “They’ll take hit after hit, especially surfers. It happens every time you fall. Your brain is the consistency of butter, and the skull is sharp and hard. So, the brain shakes in there. Over time, areas of the brain overwork or underwork. For instance, the frontal lobe or the forehead, that’s your executive function. That keeps you at your job every day, that keeps you making the right choices, that keeps you being able to reason appropriately. And when you shake the brain forward and backwards, a lot of the time the frontal lobe is impaired.”
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Big Thrills, Dangerous Spills...local nonprofits provide treatment options for surfers who suffer brain injuries.
Santa Cruz Sentinel Newspaper Published a timely article about the surfing community and nonprofits set up to assist with their brain healing / brain health needs. Here is one section of the article where OneHitAway was mentioned among many: Lambidakis is also an intern at OneHitAway Foundation, a nonprofit. While Lambidakis' business helps athletes to locate resources available and post testimonials of their treatments, experience and rehabilitation, One Hit Away offers further guidance and even financial assistance...
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Recent BBC Audio Interview of Mercedes Maidana - She was a prominent Big Wave World Surfing Competitor. Listen to this three minute audio and she talks up OneHitAway Foundation two minutes into it. You sound great Mercedes!
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Click Here to View: September 26, 2018 The SF Giants Dedicated the Community Spotlight to OneHitAway Foundation and this was shown on the main Scoreboard in Center Field. Thank you SF Giants...it was a great day at the park.
One Hit Away Tip – Potential Ramifications of Not Properly Healing From A Concussion or Sub-Concussions