New guidelines from the CDC recommend the following recovery strategy for a child with concussion (before resuming sports).
For many years, the generally accepted guidelines for treating concussion called for the patient to completely avoid activity or too much stimulation in the days following diagnosis. A new study says there is no clear evidence that this approach benefits the concussion patient.
Research in recent years says receiving many less severe hits to the head over time may be even more dangerous to the brain than a single concussion.
When it’s time to buy a new football helmet, one of the most common questions parents and players ask is, “What’s the best concussion-proof football helmet?”
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