A Concussion is a traumatic brain injury (TBI) caused bet a bump, blow or jolt to the head. or by a hit to the body that causes the head and brain to move rapidly back or forth. So you don't have to hit your head to have a concussion.
It is recommended to get an assessment done early with in the initial 48 hrs to improve out come and avoid persistent symptoms. Talk to an experienced physiotherapist today about how we can help.
Common concussion symptoms include:
Confusion/"in a fog" feeling
Memory loss, fatigue, feeling "slowed down"
Difficult concentration/ Attention
More emotional, sadness, irritable or nervousness
At Radiant we will do a thorough evaluation with a screening to vision, vestibular and neck (c-spine)
We will redirect and refer to proper care such as neuro-psychologist, neuro-ophthalmologist and will keep your family physician in the loop.
We are up to date with new information and research pertained to concussion rehab and we will provide continue education on a regular basis as well as holistic approach to treatment. We are here to help you achieve your goal during recovery from concussion
Book an appointment with a concussion physiotherapist today. We can help you!
Concussion is more common than you think. We will screen all our car accident clients for this and provide help and awareness so you can reach your maximum recovery. For concussion many people do not seek help, but are left undiagnosed but rather live with the pain silently. While the originating concussion problems can be difficult to identify if you did not hit your head, there are many conservative treatments that can make a huge difference in the intensity and frequency of symptoms.Talk to one of our physical therapists at Radiant Physiotherapy Clinic who specialize in the treatment of concussion today to begin your journey to finding relief.