The difference between concussion and post-concussion syndrome is often misunderstood, and the two terms are frequently used interchangeably and incorrectly. It is important to distinguish post-concussion syndrome from concussion since the management of these two conditions is different. The ability to make the correct diagnosis early and provide appropriate treatment can lead to improved outcomes and shorter recovery times. This video will review the definition of and differences between concussion and post-concussion syndrome.

 

Andy Berg is Executive Editor of Athletic Business.