Home treatment for a concussion

CONCUSSION HOME EXERCISES: VISUAL

CONCUSSION HOME EXERCISES: VISUAL The following exercises are to be started only under the expressed guidance of a trained concussion specialist, after an appropriate evaluation with discussion of an overall post-con-cussion treatment plan. If you don’t feel that you can do the recommended number of these exercises, do only as

November 12th,2019

Concussion Home Care

• Diagnosis and treatment for concussion • Interpretation of neurocognitive baseline and post-injury test results • Interpretation of balance testing with the latest technology used by professional players • Education on concussion for athletes, athletic trainers and parents Student Athlete Home Care for a Head Injury or Concussion

November 12th,2019

POST-CONCUSSION SYNDROME MANAGEMENT GUIDELINES

POST-CONCUSSION SYNDROME AND TREATMENT GUIDELINES 1) CERVICOGENIC Background Cervical spine injury is well documented following a trauma; however, it is often overlooked following a concussion. Anatomically, the cervical spine is closely linked to structures that can cause many of the same symptoms as concussion. Cervicogenic headache ...

November 12th,2019

Emergency Department Advice after your child’s head injury

advised action. If the symptoms of concussion don’t settle down after 1-2, weeks you should take your child to see their GP for a check-up. The treatment of concussion follows four simple principles, called the 4R’s: Recognise, Remove, Rest, Return. 1 – RECOGNISE A child does not need to have been ‘knocked out’ to have concussion.

November 12th,2019

INFORMATION FOR ADULTS

INFORMATION FOR ADULTS You have been examined for a head injury and possible concussion. You did not have a CT scan of your brain because it was determined that it was not needed at this time. You had a CT scan of your brain and no injury was identified. It is safe for …

November 12th,2019

Minor head injury and concussion

and concussion This booklet is for anyone who has had a minor head injury and their family and friends. The information will help both people in the early stages of recovery and those who experience ongoing problems. Richard Morris the brain injury association

November 12th,2019

Factsheet CONCUSSION

It is recommended that you don’t stay at home alone for 48 hours after leaving hospital and don’t drink alcohol until you feel better Don’t return to work until you feel ready and don’t play any contact sport for at least three weeks without consulting your doctor Do not return to driving until you feel you have recovered. If in doubt consult your doctor. POST-CONCUSSION SYNDROME Some ...

November 12th,2019

CONCUSSION HOME EXERCISES: VISUAL

CONCUSSION HOME EXERCISES: VISUAL The following exercises are to be started only under the expressed guidance of a trained concussion specialist, after an appropriate evaluation with discussion of an overall post-con-cussion treatment plan. If you don’t feel that you can do the recommended number of these exercises, do only as

November 12th,2019

Concussion Treatment - First Aid & Emergencies Quick ...

Concussion Treatment . Self-Care at Home Bleeding under the scalp, but outside the skull, creates a "goose egg" or large bruise at the site of the head injury. A goose egg is common and will go away on its own with time. The use of ice immediately after the trauma may help decrease its size. •

November 12th,2019

KORT’s Concussion Management Protocol Parent Information

The student athlete's everyday environments at home and at school serve as important venues for observing post-concussion symptoms; and Parents and teachers are in the best position to observe the child's behavior and ability to function, which are important factors in the treatment of and recovery from concussion. 9 Educational Articles