A concussion is a head injury caused by moving forces such as a bump, blow, or jolt to the head, that results in a variety of symptoms and temporary changes in mental status, coordination, and balance. It's the most common type of traumatic brain injury.
Anyone. Concussions occur frequently in sports (especially contact sports), but they can happen from falls, car accidents, and non-contact sports too.
If you think you have a concussion and you don't report it, there is a serious risk for second impact syndrome (SIS). SIS is a serious condition that occurs when a person gets a second concussion before the first is fully healed. The brain swells and there can be lasting consequences (even death).
Our Neurologic Certified Specialist, and ImPACT trained therapist, Cassie Cochrane PT, DPT, provides comprehensive concussion care.
We understand that concussion symptoms and recovery time are unique to every person, that's why Cassie performs an in depth exam and develops an individualized care plan to help get you back to activities you enjoy.
Most often, after a concussion, patients have difficulty returning to normal activities and are easily fatigued with even simle household chores or sitting for just a couple hours in school.
After suffering a concussion you may have:
These concussion symptoms can be improved with vestibular rehabilitation.
InMotion Physical Therapy ensures the best care possible for those who have sustained a concussion. Our team is up-to-date on the latest research and rehabilitation techniques for treating concussions.
Based on symptom presentation and the patient's clinical trajectory, a physical therapy treatment plan will be developed that will help you successfully return to sport or other desired functional activities.
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