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Kids Recover Differently From Concussion

Submitted by sideline on Wed, 05/29/2019 - 11:00

A recent Canadian study has found that kids all recover differently from concussions. Read full article here – https://bit.ly/2z1qOZ1

Gender, age and even hormones can impact on the time it takes for children and adolescents to recover from a concussion. Young females were found to have a longer recovery time in comparison to males.

Kids Concussion Recovery Guidelines Changed to Include Electronics and Light Activity

Submitted by sideline on Fri, 05/24/2019 - 21:53

The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) has recently revised concussion recovery guidelines to encourage children and kids to return to school and engage in light activity. Kids also can have their electronics back instead of being isolated in a dark room with no physical or cognitive activity. Read the full article here: https://bit.ly/2FtzKMz

Researchers also found that children recovering from concussions who were banned from electronics and activities would frequently experience social isolation, depression or anxiety.