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Head Injuries - what to watch for. when to go to doctor. when to go to er. Not sure about children but for adults symptoms can come on days to weeks after hitting head. Best to consult with brain injury rehab center if possible.

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from ScienceDaily

Complete rest until symptom-free after concussion may not be best for recovery: New study found that youth who exercised within seven days of head injury had nearly half the rate of persistent post-concussive symptoms a month later

Complete rest until symptom-free after concussion may not be best for recovery New study found that youth who exercised within seven days of head injury had nearly half the rate of persistent post-concussive symptoms a month later...

When evaluating head injuries, it helps to appreciate the difference between a skull injury and a brain injury. Here is Dr. Sears advice on what to look for

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from Forbes

As Pro Sports Head Injuries Rise, Canadian Doctors Publish New Six-Step Guide To Managing Concussions

As Pro Sports Head Injuries Rise, Canadian Doctors Publish New Six-Step Guide To Managing Concussions | The Canadian Medical Association Journal has issued new guidelines to help manage concussions and reduce the risk of second-impact symptom, which can be fatal. These guidelines follow on the heels of a study that showed recent National Hockey League rule changes did not reduce the number of concussions among its players.

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The Pop Warner youth football group issued new practice guidelines this week in an attempt to reduce concussions and head injuries among the more than 400,000 children who participate in youth football leagues.