Experienced a concussion recently? Most people don’t realize it but concussions are in fact treatable! Luckily our team at Pulse Health has treatment available to relieve the symptoms of a concussion as well as speed up the recovery.
CONCUSSION INJURY FAQ
- Neck pain
- Sensitivity to light and noise
- Visual problems
- Balance issues
- Memory issues
- Difficulty concentrating
- Feeling slowed down
- Feeling “in a fog”
- Trouble thinking clearly
- More Emotional
- Low Energy
- Sleep more or less
- Difficulty falling asleep
Rest is no longer considered the only approach to concussion care. Early treatment can significantly improve recovery after a concussion. We at Pulse Health can help ,we can help you safely return to learn, work and play.
1: Exercise Therapy : Following a short period of symptom-limited activity, guided exercise therapy helps improve blood flow and speed up recovery.
2: Manual Therapy : Headaches , balance issues, dizziness, and blood flow abnormalities are symptoms of both whiplash and concussions. These issues can be treated with manual therapy.
3:Visual And Vestibular Therapy: Visual disturbances and dizziness are common following a concussion. A balance and visual rehabilitation program may help to reduce symptoms.
4: Education And Reassurance: Education and Reassurance are an important part of concussion care. Understanding what is going on and why can help with recovery.
5:Diet And Nutritional Intervention: Avoiding pro-inflammatory foods (ie. processed meats, fast food, and sugar)and replacing them with more nutritious foods may help to reduce symptoms