Children and adolescents show lower headache disability scores during COVID-19 pandemic

Specialists have identified lower headache disability scores among children and adolescents making a new headache visit to outpatient neurology during the COVID-19 pandemic, compared with before.

The researchers from the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP), Pennsylvania, and other US centers, performed a retrospective analysis to characterize headache disability before the pandemic (June 2017 to March 2020) and during (April 2020 onwards).