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Posts Tagged ‘childhood concussion recovery’

By On September 19th, 2018

Research shows children’s concussion symptoms last three times longer than adults

New research suggests children younger than 13-years-old typically experience concussion symptoms for three times longer than older teens than adults, but prolonged rest may not be the proper response. Lead researcher of the study and Director of Sports Medicine at New York Institute of Technology College of Osteopathic Medicine, Hallie Zwibel, DO, explained that recent…

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By On May 20th, 2016

Full Concussion Recovery May Take Years For Kids

Past research has made it clear that younger athletes take significantly longer to recover than their older counterparts, but a new study suggests it may take much more time than previously thought before they recover entirely. According to findings from York University, it can take up to two years before athletes between the ages of…

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