Caralyn Baxter

Caralyn Baxter is a Doctor of Physical Therapy and serves as a Regional Director for The Sports Neurology Clinic in Park City and Salt Lake City, Utah. She specializes in vestibular and oculomotor disorders, exercise intolerance, cervical pain, and whiplash - symptoms associated with acute concussion, post-concussion syndrome, and other sports-related neurological injuries. Her goal for every patient is to return to an active lifestyle as safely and successfully as possible.
Prior to joining The Sports Neurology Clinic, Dr. Baxter worked as the head physical therapist for the US Freeski Halfpipe team. Her career with US Ski and Snowboard culminated with on-snow medical coverage during the 2018 Winter Olympics in PyeongChang, South Korea where her team brought home gold, silver, and bronze medals.

Articles by Caralyn Baxter

Concussions: let’s get the diagnosis right!

in Acute injuries, Diagnose & Treat

Caralyn Baxter explores the topic of incorrect concussion diagnosis and argues that clinicians must avoid falling into the ‘head hit plus symptoms equal concussion’ mindset. Concussion, once contact sport’s dirty little secret, is today’s injury buzzword. In the last 15 years, lawsuits filed against several large organizations, including the National Football League, spread awareness of concussion... MORE

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