New thinking on concussion treatment

Published October 17, 2016 This content is archived.


An article in the Wall Street Journal about the growing body of evidence that is calling into question the long-held belief that extended rest is needed to treat a concussion in young people interviews John Leddy, medical director of UB’s Concussion Management Clinic, who said that most children will need a couple of days to rest after a concussion to prevent symptoms from worsening. “They should be resting, but you might be able to watch a little TV,” he said.

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