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Dr. Christopher Vaughan discusses proper concussion management.
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The term mild traumatic brain injury (TBI) is used interchangeably with the term concussion.
In a compelling study, Children’s National Health System researchers found that as many as 88 percent of high school, middle school, and elementary school students who sustained concussions, had academic problems within four weeks of sustaining the injury.
Neuropsychologist Gerard Gioia, PhD, spoke with the New York Times about a recent study on limiting rest after concussions.
According to new research, children who have had concussions should step up their activity days after injury because excessive rest itself may compromise recovery and “do more harm than good.”