Post-Concussion symptoms usually start 2-4 weeks after a concussion. Dealing with Post-Concussion Syndrome can make you not feel like yourself and make it hard to do everyday tasks. Post-concussion Syndrome symptoms can include:
Concussion is often misdiagnosed, often if the patient didn’t lose consciousness. You don’t have to lose consciousness or even hit your head to have experienced a concussion. A concussion is a mild traumatic brain injury that results in disrupted brain function. The stretching and damaging of brain cells can happen from things like whiplash, a hit to the body, or strong, jerky movements. Whiplash from car accidents or falls is one of the more common causes of underdiagnosed concussion, and what we see is that some of these patients go too long being mismanaged because no one thought to screen for a concussion simply because the patient never lost consciousness.
Although most patients don't realize right away that they have lingering symptoms after a concussion, it can cause effects that are serious and last for weeks or even years.
Once you've been cleared at the E.R. and know there is no pathology or major issues like a brain bleed or infection, that's when it’s time to see us.
An interactive, functional neurological exam that uses balance and postural analysis, vestibular testing, and peripheral vision awareness testing allows us to identify the areas of the brain that were damaged so that we can prescribe brain rehab therapies to correct those parts.
Our custom rehab protocols draw from multiple disciplines to properly treat the issue and get you back to living your life. These may include:
Our #1 goal is to get you feeling normal again as quickly as possible using the most state-of-the-art treatments available. Call today for your free consultation - 817.779.3435.