Kids With Concussions Can Phase In Exercise, Screen Time Sooner Than Before

While a day or two of complete rest may be necessary for kids after a concussion, any more could leave them feeling isolated and anxious, says Angela Lumba-Brown, a pediatric emergency medicine physician who helped shape new guidelines.

No longer do kids with concussions need to sit in dark rooms for days on end. For the first time in nearly a decade, the nation’s pediatricians have loosened their guidance on concussion recovery.

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