In this “Medical Minute” segment, senior reporter Jim Burress and medical analyst Dr. Ford Vox talk about a surprising new finding that activity, not rest, may be called for after a concussion.
This new research conflicts with the advice most doctors are comfortable giving, but it supports a growing viewpoint among brain injury specialists.
For more information:
- Grool et al. Association Between Early Participation in Physical Activity Following Acute Concussion and Persistent Postconcussive Symptoms in Children and Adolescents. JAMA. 2016;316(23):2504-2514.