Fighting childhood concussions with new treatment and protocols

The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) considers concussion a traumatic brain injury caused by a blow or jolt to the head or body, it’s a head-shaking motion that defines it. Concussion rates in children ages 19 and younger have more than doubled within the past decade, according to the CDC, in large part due to better diagnosis and public awareness of symptoms. Pediatric neurologist Felicia Gliksman, M.D., emphasizes primary prevention.

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