“Taking time off from school or work to rest immediately following a concussion facilitates healing,” says Rosemarie Scolaro Moser, director of the Sports Concussion Center of New Jersey, in Princeton. “The problem is that many doctors interpret the research on exercise introduction to mean that by day two or three the student should be up and running.”
New Thinking on Concussion Treatment
More specialists are encouraging patients to gradually resume normal activities rather than rest for an extended period.
By Sumathis Reddy