Tag Archives: Pediatric Brain Injury

Vision Symptoms Following Concussion Limiting for Students

[Source: Science Daily] A comprehensive vision assessment should be part of return-to-learn protocols to help determine when children are ready to return to the classroom following concussions — particularly in children reporting academic difficulty. Researchers from the University of Alabama … Continue reading

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Concussion Study Shows Player-to-Player Hits Most Damaging

[Source: Medical X-Press] As officials at all levels of American football continue to debate how to prevent concussions, a new study using data from devices inside the helmets of high school players confirms that hits with other players are especially … Continue reading

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Playing Sports With Concussion Doubles Recovery Time

[Source Medical X-Press] Continuing to play despite a concussion doubles recovery time for teen athletes and leads to worse short-term mental function than in those immediately removed from action, a study found. It’s billed as the first to compare recovery … Continue reading

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PT Corner: Teens and Concussion: More Than Meets the Eye

[Source:  Lash & Associates Blog] by Phil Hossler, ATC In today’s society, sports are more popular than probably ever imagined. Large numbers of athletes participate in a variety of youth, high school, collegiate, professional, and recreational sports. As sport becomes … Continue reading

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Worth Repeating: Returning to School After Brain Injury

[Source:  LA Publishing] by Madeline Uretsky I was finally able to return to school part time in January, but with much apprehension. I had just started to put the days of the week and the months of the year in … Continue reading

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