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A concussion is an injury to the brain following a significant impact to the head typically due to sudden acceleration or deceleration. This results in a biochemical imbalance and decreased blood flow to affected areas leading to energy deficits within the brain.
Symptoms of a concussion include but are not limited to:
Physiotherapy is an integral part of concussion rehabilitation. We use the Complete Concussion Management Inc (CCMI) protocol which is derived from evidence-based care. This includes:
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If you are suspecting a concussion it is advisable that you rest for 48 hours following which you may consult a physiotherapist with expertise in concussion care.
While this may vary depending on several factors, symptoms can take 2 -3 weeks to disappear, sometimes longer. With physiotherapy we are looking to better manage these symptoms and reduce impact on daily life.