Rest After A Mild Concussion – Part 2 of 3
Emotional symptoms included irritability, sadness, emotion more emotional and nervousness. “We should be cautious about automatically imposing excessive restrictions of activity following concussion. We should follow the current guidelines, which recommend an individualized approach to concussion management”. The findings of the scanty study were published online Jan. 5 in the journal Pediatrics.
A concussion is a type of brain injury that can cause a short loss of normal brain function. Concussions are a common specimen of sports injury resulting from a blow to the head or impact from a fall. For the study, Thomas and colleagues randomly assigned 88 patients aged 11 to 22 years to one to two days of be lodged followed by a gradual return to normal activities or five days of strict rest. That meant no school, work, or physical activity.