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Long-Term Treatment of Concussion

  • Monique S. Burton
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Abstract

Prolonged postconcussion symptoms occur in a small percentage of individuals following concussion. Management of postconcussion symptoms can be challenging, since there is no broad consensus on specific treatment options at this time. Knowledge of risk factors associated with prolonged recovery may help identify patients to follow closely. Treatment approaches focus on identifying symptoms in each individual case and treating accordingly. This chapter outlines management options to consider when working with this challenging group of individuals.

Keywords

Traumatic Brain Injury Retrograde Amnesia Severe Brain Injury Anterograde Amnesia Chiropractic Care 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Sports Medicine Program, Seattle Children’s Hospital, Department of Pediatrics and Orthopedics and Sports MedicineUniversity of WashingtonSeattleUSA

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