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How To Manage Post-Concussion Syndrome

Physical Therapy Is an Important Tool in the Management of Post-Concussion Syndrome and Traumatic Blows To the Head

There are many ways a person can result in a concussion, but here are some of the most common causes statistically. Maybe you’ve experienced one of the following that has left you wondering when your head will ever get back to normal.

The good news is, Post-Concussion Syndrome is treatable with the proper steps, even if it has been awhile since your injury occurred.

Physical therapists are trained to assess and treat the symptoms associated with a concussion, such as:

  • Dizziness
  • Balance deficits
  • Headaches
  • Neck pain

How To Manage Post-Concussion Syndrome

Through manual therapy, exercise, and education, physical therapists can help a person with a concussion recover as quickly and safely as possible. Dr. Allison Muth will evaluate your symptoms and come up with an individualized treatment plan to address your specific needs. There will be included education on how to go about your days gently in order to allow your brain the time and care it needs to properly heal.

Concussions can really come with a packed punch of symptoms!

Some common concussion symptoms to watch out for that may indicate you have Post-Concussion Syndrome include:

  • Loss of Balance and/or dizziness 
  • Noise Sensitivity and/or Tinnitus
  • Headache and/or Neck Pain 
  • Anxiety and/or Depression
  • Hormone Dysregulation
  • Difficulty Concentrating, Reading, Remembering
  • Blurred Vision, Slurred Speech, Fatigue
  • Irritability and Mood Swings
  • Nausea
  • Light Sensitivity
  • Blood Pressure Changes
  • Brain Fog and Confusion
  • Sleep Disturbances

If you have suffered from Post-Concussion Syndrome, we understand you’re just ready to get back to normal. The debilitating symptoms you’ve been experiencing that you were told would go away in a week or two are now hindering your everyday life.

Schedule a consultation with Dr. Muth, and let’s get the ball rolling so you can get back on the field!

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