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Concussion and Post Concussion Treatment and Management

A concussion is an injury to the brain that results in temporary loss of normal brain function. It usually is caused by a blow to the head. In many cases, there are no external signs of head trauma.  Concussions can lead to, but do not have to have, a loss of consciousness to be considered a concussion.

Signs and Symptoms

These signs and symptoms can occur immediately or can take hours or days to develop:

  • Brief Loss of Consciousness
  • Dizziness
  • Confusion
  • Memory Problems
  • Headache
  • Nausea
  • Sensitivity to Light
  • Balance Problems
  • Double or Blurred Vision
  • Drowsiness
  • Personality Changes

Impact Testing   (Immediate Post-concussion Assessment and Cognitive Testing)

  • One important piece of the overall concussion evaluation and management process.
  • A sophisticated test of cognitive abilities.
  • The most scientifically researched concussion management tool.
  • A tool that can help health care professionals track recovery of cognitive processes following concussion.
  • A tool to help communicate post-concussion status to athletes, coaches, parents, and clinicians.
  • A tool that helps health care professionals and educators make decisions about academic needs following concussion.

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Phone: (814) 948-8220

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