Concussions and Brain Injury

What is a Concussion / Brain Injury?

A concussion is a brain injury resulting from physical trauma, including an outside blow to the head or a jolting of the body by moving and stopping fast. This results in bruising and swelling due to the movement of the brain inside the skull.

Common concussion symptoms include:


  Light sensitivity

  Decreased memory and concentration



  Nausea or decreased appetite

  Noise sensitivity

Therapy for Concussion / Brain Injury:

Patients who have suffered a concussion or traumatic brain injury can greatly benefit from a multidisciplinary approach to treatment including physical therapy, occupational therapy, speech therapy, and cognitive rehabilitation. It is highly recommended to seek treatment as soon as possible after an injury, regardless of the severity of symptoms.