A concussion occurs when an indirect or direct force to the head which causes a marked change in psychological condition. During a concussion, both the brain and the spinal cord are demanding much less energy than they are receiving. As a result, it may result in concussion symptoms like memory loss, disorientation, and confusion.
Oftentimes, concussion symptoms can also be:
- Ringing in the ears
Concussion treatment begins with the proper diagnosis from a concussion specialist. At Pillars of Wellness, our physiotherapists and occupational therapists are certified and trained to treat concussions or brain injuries. They can also conduct a cognitive health assessment.
The cognitive health assessment is very important to do as it will help identify which area of your cognitive functions are deficit. Then, the rehabilitation process can start based on the findings and the symptoms.
A concussion treatment will include cognitive testing, balance exercises, visual exercises, and physical reintegration, as well as treating the cervical (neck).
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How Long Does It Take to Recover From A Concussion?
Concussion management can take some time if left untreated. The recovery can take from 2 weeks to 2 years, depending on the severity. Hence the reason why it is so important to seek therapy as soon as possible after a brain injury or a concussion.
Concussion Treatment & Appointment
If you want to book an appointment to start with your recovery process, please contact our physiotherapy clinic in Burlington. We will book your initial visit with one of our best physiotherapists.
We also provide EEG cognitive health assessments using the latest technolgy. It’s called VoxnNeuro Cognitive Health Assessment.
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