CALGARY CONCUSSION CLINIC
Do you have dizziness, balance problem, difficulty sleeping and nausea lasting more than a few days after a recent injury? You might be suffering from a concussion. The Calgary Concussion Clinic at Ability Physiotherapy offers a comprehensive approach to the evaluation and management for those who might have sustained a concussion.
Our Concussion Treatments dedicated to providing the highest quality of care to our patients through a multi-faceted approach to treatment. Our specialists are experts in their field and are knowledgeable of the latest research and most technologically advanced care for concussions.
Concussions are serious injuries that require prompt care. Many people are scared or unsure of what to do when they suspect a concussion. We have trained professionals who understand how to diagnose and treat concussions of all types, with the goal of getting you back to normal activity sooner and more safely!
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SYMPTOMS OF A CONCUSSION
A concussion is known by a number of common symptoms. These sometimes go beyond the obvious physical signs and can even be cognitive and behavioral
Physical symptoms: These includes Pain, nausea and vomiting, visual impairment, vertigo or balance problems, increased sensitivity to light or noise, ringing in the ears.
Cognitive symptoms: Sometimes a concussion may lead to memory problems, inability to concentrate, feeling dazed, and even just a feeling of not being your regular self.
Behavioural symptoms: Common behavioural symptoms of a concussion are excessive tiredness, drowsiness and over-sleeping, lack of emotional control and frustration..
ROLE OF PHYSIOTHERAPY FOR CONCUSSION TREATMENT
Our Physiotherapy treatment plan for concussion will include vestibular, visual and orthopedic techniques. This will be conducted comprehensively through education, exercises, balance retraining and potentially hands on treatment of the neck.
The physiotherapy treatment plan is multifaceted and based on assessment findings and symptom presentation. According to a the results of a local research at the University of Calgary, by Katherine Schneider et al. (2014), it was found that neck treatment and vestibular rehabilitation plays a substantial role for concussion rehabilitation.
CONCUSSION TREATMENT FOR A SPEEDY RECOVERY
At our center, our Concussion treatment in Calgary strives to return patients to their full activity and performance level as quickly and as safely as possible. We seek the best outcome for every patient while minimizing the use of medications, which can mask symptoms and cause side effects that impede progress
If you are interested in evaluating your potential concussion and getting an effective treatment plan for recovery, then call us to make a one on one, one hour appointment with our clinic. Call us for more information.
POSITIVE RESULTS, EVERY DAY
POSITIVE RESULTS, EVERY DAY