Concussion in sports: “Rest in a dark room can do more harm than good” – expert warns of “misinformation” about the treatment

Longstanding treatments for concussions, such as rest and avoiding bright lights, can do more harm than good and are often not the right way to treat the injury, said a world-leading concussion expert.

Michael Collins, who was the keynote speaker at a concussion conference at University College Dublin on Saturday, said active rehab is now the best practice for getting the best concussion outcomes and that old treatments may have prolonged or worsened many people’s injuries .

https://www.independent.ie/irish-news/health/concussion-in-sport-resting-in-a-dark-room-can-do-more-harm-than-good-expert-warns-against-misinformation-surrounding-treatment-42016098.html Concussion in sports: “Rest in a dark room can do more harm than good” – expert warns of “misinformation” about the treatment

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