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Concussion Management

A concussion is defined as the pathophysiological changes to the brain after injury, and can be caused by a traumatic blow to the head or elsewhere in the body where the impulse is transmitted to the head. Patient’s suffering from a concussion typically present with functional disturbances, such as difficulty concentrating, confusion, visual impairment, balance problems, low energy, irritability, and headache. Personal Care Physio and Osteopathy is a clinic specialized in the assessment and treatment of concussions, in both acute and chronic stages. Therapist’s have been trained in evidence-based approaches to concussion rehabilitation and patient education. Proper management of concussion symptoms is vital to ensure safety with return to work, sport and regular activities, and to avoid secondary complications.