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Pediatric Therapy Corner: Children with Brain Injury: Recovery and School

All material Copyright © 2009 Lash & Associates Publishing/Training, Inc This article is reprinted with the express permission of Lash & Associates as it appears on their website By: Marilyn Lash, M.S.W. An injury to a child can be an … Continue reading

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Simple Test can Indicate Prolonged Symptoms Following Pediatric Sports-Related Concussion

[Source: Science Daily] Researchers have found that abnormal performance on the Romberg balance test can indicate that children and adolescents will experience prolonged symptoms following sports-related concussion. Concussion is a mild form of traumatic brain injury. In most cases, symptoms … Continue reading

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Study Probes How Concussion Impacts Deep Brain Structure

[Source:  Psych Central] Concussion researchers have long suspected that damage to the brain’s corpus callosum could be the underlying reason behind certain side effects of concussion, including dizziness or vision problems. Their hypothesis states that damage to the corpus callosum — … Continue reading

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New Treatment Guidelines Issued for Pediatric TBI

[Source: Science Daily] Each year in the United States, more than 600,000 children are seen in emergency rooms due to traumatic brain injury, a disruption to the normal function of the brain caused by a bump, blow or jolt to … Continue reading

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Concussion Treatment: Adolescent Athletes ‘Prescribed’ Aerobic Exercise Recovered Faster

[Source: Science Daily] Adolescent athletes who sustained concussions while playing a sport recovered more quickly when they underwent a supervised, aerobic exercise regimen, a study published Feb. 4 in JAMA Pediatrics has found. The study, by University at Buffalo researchers … Continue reading

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