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Complete rest until symptom-free after concussion may not be best for recovery: New study found that youth who exercised within seven days of head injury had nearly half the rate of persistent post-concussive symptoms a month later
Rest has long been the cornerstone of concussion treatment. For sports-related head injuries, for example, current guidelines say children should avoid returning to play -- and all other physical activity -- until all concussion symptoms such as headaches are gone. New research however, suggests those who exercise within a week of injury, regardless of symptoms, have nearly half the rate of concussion symptoms that linger more than a month.
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As Pro Sports Head Injuries Rise, Canadian Doctors Publish New Six-Step Guide To Managing Concussions | The Canadian Medical Association Journal has issued new guidelines to help manage concussions and reduce the risk of second-impact symptom, which can be fatal. These guidelines follow on the heels of a study that showed recent National Hockey League rule changes did not reduce the number of concussions among its players.