Health Topics: Concussions
Dr. Catherine McGill discusses the increased attention to concussions.
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Gerard Gioia, PhD, Center for Neuroscience and Behavioral Medicine, is quoted in an online recap of the signs and symptoms of concussions, and what you should do to treat one.
Neuropsychologist Gerard Gioia, PhD, spoke with the New York Times about a recent study on limiting rest after concussions.
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.
WTOP spoke with Gerard Gioia, PhD, and a Children’s concussion patient, about the patient’s experience, and Dr. Gioia’s efforts to help educate coaches, parents, and athletes on how to play safe and smart.