Recovery time varies with each individual, age and sex.
Younger athletes take longer to recover and studies show that girls may take longer than boys to recover and often have more symptoms.
The majority of concussion is resolved within three weeks following injury and further investigation is warranted if this is not occurred.
- Numerous studies suggest:
- The younger the athlete, the longer the recovery
- Girls may take slightly longer than boys to recover and often have more symptoms
- Majority of concussions (80%+) are back to ‘normal’ by 3 weeks following injury