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Child-Specific Concussion Management Tools Needed, Study Says

Child-specific tools need to be developed and used for the diagnosis, recovery-assessment and management of their concussions, focusing less on return to play as the goal as return to learn, a new study recommends.

Balance Error Scoring System: Useful Tool in Assessing Concussion

One of the signs usually but not always present with concussion is poor balance. An athlete's balance and equilibrium can be tested using low-technology, intermediate technology, and high-technology methods, but the most widely used and validated is the Balance Error Scoring System (BESS).

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