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ALLMedicine™ Postconcussion Syndrome Center

Research & Reviews  87 results

Specialty-Specific Diagnoses in Pediatric Patients With Postconcussion Syndrome: Experi...
Clinical Journal of Sport Medicine : Official Journal of ... Shah AS, Raghuram A et. al.

Feb 20th, 2021 - To describe the collaborative findings across a broad array of subspecialties in children and adolescents with postconcussion syndrome (PCS) in a pediatric multidisciplinary concussion clinic (MDCC) setting. Retrospective analysis. Multidisciplina...

Medical Therapies for Concussion.
Clinics in Sports Medicine; Jones JC, O'Brien MJ

Nov 15th, 2020 - The medications used in postconcussion syndrome are typically used to help manage or minimize disruptive symptoms while recovery proceeds. These medications are not routinely used in most concussions that recover within days to weeks. However, it ...

Postconcussion Syndrome: A Diagnosis of Past Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Menta...
American Journal of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation; McIntyre M, Amiri M et. al.

Sep 6th, 2020 - After concussion, a subset of patients have persistent symptoms that are functionally limiting and may be difficult to treat. These symptoms were previously captured in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, Fourth Edition (DSM...

Balance Markers and Saccadic Eye-Movement Measures in Adolescents With Postconcussion S...
Journal of Athletic Training; Rochefort C, Legace E et. al.

Mar 29th, 2020 - Deficits in both balance and oculomotor function, including impairments in saccadic eye movements, are observed in approximately 30% of patients postconcussion. Whereas balance and saccadic eye movements are routinely assessed separately, growing ...

The Role of Subsymptom Threshold Aerobic Exercise for Persistent Concussion Symptoms in...
American Journal of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation; McIntyre M, Kempenaar A et. al.

Feb 23rd, 2020 - In recent years, there has been a shift away from rest until total symptom resolution after concussion, due to the potential adverse consequences of inactivity. Aerobic exercise has been increasingly investigated for the treatment of postconcussio...

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News  9 results

Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy Eases Persistent Postconcussion Symptoms

Jun 4th, 2020 - Hyperbaric oxygen therapy (HBOT) markedly reduces multiple symptoms of persistent postconcussion syndrome (PPCS) following mild traumatic brain injury (mTBI), results from a randomized controlled crossover study show. In civilians and military vet...

VIDEO: Anticipatory guidance can reduce chronic postconcussion syndrome
Whitney McKnight

Jun 29th, 2015 - WASHINGTON – Regardless of the number of tests and tools for helping to diagnose pediatric sports concussions, Dr. Christopher Giza, professor of pediatric neurology and neurosurgery at the University of California, Los Angeles, says it’s importan.

Hyperbaric Oxygen No Better Than Sham After Concussion

Nov 26th, 2014 - Although hyperbaric oxygen (HBO) treatment is well tolerated by patients with postconcussion syndrome, and improves their symptoms and quality of life, it does not work any better than a sham air compression treatment, results of a new pilot study...

Mild TBI may predict PTSD, not postconcussion syndrome
Jennie Smith

Jul 16th, 2014 - Patients with certain symptoms after mild traumatic brain injury should be considered to have a form of posttraumatic stress disorder, rather than postconcussion syndrome, a prospective study of more than 1,300 patients shows. Several published di.

Blast Injury, Direct Head Trauma Lead to Similar, Long-Term Postconcussion Syndrome Effects

Aug 2nd, 2013 - SAN DIEGO—Traumatic brain injury (TBI) resulting from a blast injury and TBI resulting from direct head trauma can lead to similarly significant and long-term effects in military veterans, reported James R. Couch, MD, PhD, at the 65th Annual Meeti.

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