A concussion is a disturbance in brain function cause by a direct or indirect force to the head. It results in a variety of non-specific signs and/or symptoms (some examples listed below) and most often does not involve loss of consciousness.
· Any indication or suspicion of neurologic deterioration
· If symptoms remain steady or worsen after 3 to 5 days
· If you need help to manage the return to cognitive/physical exertion protocol
· Young children exhibiting the following symptoms for an extended period of time: excessive crying, poor attention, change in sleep patterns or mood changes
· Thorough assessment of your symptoms
· Visual and vestibular checks
· Return to work/school and sport protocol
· Cervical assessment
· Fascial work and myofascial trigger points to the all sides of the neck
· Jaw treatment
When returning to work or sport it is important to have a gradual approach.
Here are a few tips that I think will help in your recover:
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