Why horse riders shouldn’t “get back on” after a crashing fall

Mark P. Burns, PhD, assistant professor of neuroscience at GUMC and director of the Laboratory for Brain Injury and Dementia. © Georgetown University A new study in the US has found that doctors who order several days of rest after a person suffers a concussion are giving sound advice, and new data from animal models explains why. Georgetown University Medical Center neuroscientists say rest — for more than a day — is critical for allowing the brain to reset neural networks and repair any short-term injury. The new study in mice also shows that repeated mild concussions with only a day to recover between injuries leads to mounting damage and brain inflammation that remains evident a year after injury. “It is good news that the brain can recover from a…

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