Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy shows promise as as a low-risk treatment for concussion, and may be a good way for parents to be
proactive about helping their child return to the classroom and the playing field.
Until recently, says Edward Feldman, DC, RCST, treatment options for
post-concussion syndrome were fairly limited, but new therapies offer hope to some patients for recovery from traumatic brain injury.
Mild aerobic exercise such as walking, following an experimental protocol developed at the State University of New York at Buffalo, helped her daughter Heidi's recovery from post-concussion syndrome (PCS), says her mom, Dorothy Bedford.
A first-of-its-kind study reports that the drug Amantadine shows promise in treating adolescents who have not spontaneously recovered from concussion following a 3 to 4 weeks of cognitive and physical rest.