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Canadian Concussion Collaborative Identifies Characteristics of Good Concussion Clinics

The Canadian Concussion Collaborative (CCC) released today a guide to help parents and their children choose a good concussion clinic. Signs or symptoms of a concussion can include headaches, blurred vision, dizziness, nausea or vomiting, and sensitivity to light or noise. For about nine in 10 people with concussions, symptoms heal gradually after seven to…
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Case Reports Suggest Mechanisms for Resolving Concussion Symptoms through Osteopathic Manipulative Treatment

Two case reports published in The Journal of the American Osteopathic Association document improvements in concussion-related symptoms following an initial session of osteopathic manipulative treatment (OMT), according to the American Osteopathic Association. “OMT has long been an instrumental tool in treating athletes,” said Dr. Naresh Rao, an osteopathic sports medicine physician who will be the team physician…
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Study Shows Less Physically Mature Ice Hockey Players Have Prolonged Concussion Symptoms

A study led by a Hasbro Children’s Hospital sports medicine physician found that male student ice hockey players in earlier pubertal stages had a significantly increased risk of prolonged symptoms from concussion compared with advanced pubertal and postpubescent players. Research by Peter Kriz, M.D., found that less physically mature players took on average 54 days…
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