Concussion Management & Baseline Testing

Concussion is a mild traumatic brain injury (TBI) usually caused by a head impact. While it is common in contact sports such as Rugby, Hockey, Football or boxing, concussion can occur as a result of a fall, a car accident or heading a soccer ball, fall off a horse etc.

traumatic brain injury (TBI)

Signs & Symptoms of Concussion

Since this ailment is generally related to the brain, the symptoms may come up immediately or after few hours. Once a concussion occurs, you are prone to its repeated occurrences that may lead to increased risk of long term neurological damage.

Some of the signs of concussion may include all or part of the following symptoms:

  • Memory Loss
  • Confusion
  • Drowsiness
  • Dizziness
  • Blurred vision
  • Mild Headache
  • Nausea or Vomiting
  • Light Sensitivity
  • Balance Problems
  • Irritability

Concussion Treatment

Erin PhysioFitness offers concussion treatment depending on the severity of the condition. Our staff provides the right concussion therapy for patients who need help with long-term cognitive impairment. Our evaluation includes:

  • Neurological examination
  • Balance testing
  • Online Neurocognitive assessment
  • Concussion therapy
  • Vestibular rehab

Baseline Testing

At Erin PhysioFitness, we perform baseline testing to establish baseline parameters which are used to determine the severity of  concussion. Baseline test include the following components:

  • Memory
  • Concentration
  • Reaction Time
  • Balance
  • Proprioception
  • Neurocognitive Testing
  • Motor Strength
  • Visual Processing
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