Headaches Following a Concussion

For many people, the after-effects of a concussion are severe and life-altering. Symptoms may vary for each individual but will likely include headache, dizziness, light sensitivity and sleep difficulties. One extremely common and deleterious symptom, following a...

PPCS: Persistent Post-Concussion Symptoms

What is Concussion and PPCS?  Concussion is defined as a mild to moderate traumatic brain injury, caused by an acceleration/deceleration of the head, which has an impact on the way the nerves in your brain function. There is no bruising, just inflammation. There is...

Concussion Holiday Tips

The Summer Holidays are always such a special time to relax & rejuvenate, however for Concussion survivors it can be a challenging time. Our Concussion Practitioners have put together some great tips to help you not just survive but THRIVE throughout your summer...

How long will my concussion last?

Concussion symptoms can be confusing. They don’t always show up at expected times, they can come and go, and sometimes they do not go away without extra therapy. For some people, concussion symptoms can be mild, lasting just minutes; for other people, symptoms can...

Top 10: Fact or Fiction?

For a concussion to occur, you need to lose consciousness. In fact, only 10% of all concussions lead to a loss of consciousness. So… it is definitely not necessary to lose consciousness to experience a concussion. How do you know if you have a concussion? Rule of...

Should my team be doing baseline testing?

Concussion is a functional injury. Scans, such as brain MRIs, are unable to diagnose or confirm recovery from concussion. It is similar to being hungry or sleepy – a scan won’t be able to pick it up but you know it is there.  A multimodal battery of functional...