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How can I recover from a concussion?

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Dr. Tandy Freeman
Orthopedic Surgery
2 doctors agree

In brief: Get evaluated

If you have sustained a concussion, you should be seen by someone trained in the evaluation and treatment of concussions to screen for more serious injuries and monitor your healing progression.
Absolute rest (dark room, no stimuli) is the best initial treatment for a concussion followed by a gradual resumption of activity as absence of symptoms allows.

In brief: Get evaluated

If you have sustained a concussion, you should be seen by someone trained in the evaluation and treatment of concussions to screen for more serious injuries and monitor your healing progression.
Absolute rest (dark room, no stimuli) is the best initial treatment for a concussion followed by a gradual resumption of activity as absence of symptoms allows.
Dr. Tandy Freeman
Dr. Tandy Freeman
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Dr. Osman Farooq
Pediatrics - Neurology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Get checked

If your brain has not fully recovered from a concussion, you can continue to have ongoing problems.
After a concussion, your brain needs complete rest. If you place strain on your brain before it has healed, your symptoms can worsen. It would be good to get evaluated by a neurologist.

In brief: Get checked

If your brain has not fully recovered from a concussion, you can continue to have ongoing problems.
After a concussion, your brain needs complete rest. If you place strain on your brain before it has healed, your symptoms can worsen. It would be good to get evaluated by a neurologist.
Dr. Osman Farooq
Dr. Osman Farooq
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Dr. Mark Diamond
Pediatrics

In brief: Evaluation

More and more is being learned about concussions.
Obvious symptoms may include fatigue, nausea, blurred vision, pain upon light exposure.And headaches. Subtle symptoms include " muddy thinking", slow reflexive response, poor school work etc.Final resolution may take months. There are validated tests and specialists for proper evaluation and they should be used.

In brief: Evaluation

More and more is being learned about concussions.
Obvious symptoms may include fatigue, nausea, blurred vision, pain upon light exposure.And headaches. Subtle symptoms include " muddy thinking", slow reflexive response, poor school work etc.Final resolution may take months. There are validated tests and specialists for proper evaluation and they should be used.
Dr. Mark Diamond
Dr. Mark Diamond
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