Concussion Signs & Treatments
Physical Therapy in Rosedale
Concussions can often be traumatizing and scary, especially when they happen suddenly. Concussions can happen to anyone, but they most often occur in athletes or those involved in contact sports. If you have suffered a concussion, or believe you may have one, our physical therapy in Rosedale at Flowers Physical Therapy can help treat and monitor your symptoms effectively to help return you to normalcy.
What is a concussion?
A concussion is marked by an injury to the brain due to a forceful impact to the head and skull. There are two types of concussions that are most common:
- A mild concussion
- No loss or a very brief loss of consciousness
- A severe concussion
- Extended loss of consciousness with a delayed return to a normal state
What causes a concussion?
A concussion is caused by a blunt force trauma to the head that can be caused by any of the following:
- A fall
- A car accident
- A sports-related injury
- An impact to the head with an object
What are the typical symptoms of a concussion?
- Loss of consciousness
- Loss of short-term memory
- Slurred speech
- Blurred vision
- Dizziness/balance problems
- Sensitivity to light
Medical help should be sought out immediately after you believe you have suffered from a concussion for a proper diagnosis and treatment.
What is the proper treatment for a concussion?
There are many common treatment plans for those who suffer from a concussion. Typically, the following is suggested:
- Rest and relaxation
- Aspirin-free medications for pain
- Proper and effective prevention of another concussion occurring
- Physical therapy
At Flowers Physical Therapy, our physical therapy in Rosedale is able to help guide you back to normalcy following a concussion. We can help you reduce recurring headaches, eliminate dizziness, create a rest and recovery plan, and increase strength and endurance following the injury. Contact our physical therapy in Rosedale for the proper treatment of your concussion. We can assist you in recovering fully and guide you on how to prevent further concussions. Schedule an appointment with one of our physical therapists today.