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FDA Authorizes Marketing of Novel Device to Help Protect Athletes’ Brains During Head Impacts
Feb 26, 2021
“Today’s action provides an additional piece of protective equipment athletes can wear when playing sports to help protect their brains from the effects of repetitive head impacts while still wearing the personal protective equipment associated with the sport,” said Christopher M. Loftus, M.D., acting director of the Office of Neurological and Physical Medicine Devices in the FDA’s Center for Devices and Radiological Health.
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This FDA Approved Collar is Designed to Prevent Brain Injuries in Athletes
Sept 15, 2021
“As Talavage sees the Q-Collar today, it’s still not a panacea to prevent concussive injuries, but it can make a difference in the safety of a sport. “The collar here is providing, in my opinion, the first protective equipment item that actually does something,” he says. Coupled with training—for instance, teaching young soccer players how to properly strike the ball with their head—he does see the Q-Collar as a tool that can measurably drive the safety of some higher-impact sports to the less-risky levels of baseball or basketball.”
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FDA Clears the Q-Collar for Sale to Athletes in the US
Mar 1, 2021
“FDA approval is the global gold standard for demonstrating the safety and efficacy of a medical device. For nearly a decade, we have invested in world class, independent scientific research conducted by leading academic and medical institutions to bring this novel device to the US marketplace. We thank the team at the FDA for their work and are pleased they have confirmed that that the Q-collar can aid in the protection of the brain from the effects of repetitive sub-concussive head impacts”
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FDA Approves New Device to Help Protect Athletes From Traumatic Brain Injury
Feb 27, 2021
“A new device that could help reduce the risk of traumatic brain injury during head impacts was given the green light by the Food and Drug Administration on Friday. The device is authorized for athletes 13 and older, and can be used during football, soccer and other high-impact sports. “
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Q30 Innovations Requests FDA Authorization for Q-Collar Device Designed to Aid in the Protection of the Brain from the Effects of Head Impacts in Contact Sports
May 14, 2020
“After eight years of scientific research and clinical trials, Q30 Innovations announced that it has submitted a request for De Novo classification to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, seeking authorization to market the Q-Collar in the United States. The Q-Collar is a novel, externally-worn device designed to help protect the brain from the effects of head impacts in contact sports.”
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CFL Quarterback Discusses Motivation to Wear the Q-Collar
Nov 20, 2019
Edmonton Eskimos star quarterback becomes first CFL quarterback to wear the Q-Collar.
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Bombers Star Linebacker Adam Bighill Wearing Q-Collar
Aug 6, 2019
“It is often said North America’s professional football leagues don’t do enough to protect players, especially when it comes to the deeply concerning issue of concussions in a consistently violent game. Winnipeg Blue Bombers linebacker Adam Bighill has played in both the Canadian Football League and the National Football League and he, for one, believes there are things the players can do to help protect themselves.”
Click here to see the full story on the National Post.
Promising Results From Female Soccer Study
Oct 17, 2018
“Team sports build character, teach discipline and keep your kids healthy, but for some sports, like soccer and football, they could also increase their risk of brain injuries. Helping to prevent these injuries, a new neck collar has shown promising results in protecting the brain.”
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