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By On May 4th, 2016

Concussions On The Playground Are On The Rise

Everyone knows football fields and war zones are high-risk areas for brain injuries, but new statistics compiled by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) show that we should be concerned about another dangerous location – the playground. Despite safety and design improvements to playgrounds, health officials say every year from 2001 to…

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By On May 2nd, 2016

Is Prolonged Rest Slowing Concussion Recovery?

Rest has been considered the primary way to treat concussions for quite some time, but new research shows it may not be the best course of recovery. In fact, children who exercise within a week of experiencing a brain injury may recover faster than those who simply rest. In particular, the existing guidelines for treating…

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