Home treatment for a concussion

PDF Rest and Rehabilitation for Concussion and the Post ...

Director, MassGeneral Hospital for Children Sport Concussion Program; Associate Director of the Traumatic Brain Injury Program, Home Base, A Red Sox Foundation and Massachusetts General Hospital Program & Contractor, General Dynamics, Defense and Veterans Brain Injury Center State of the Science Symposia Series

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PDF 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

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PDF POST-CONCUSSION SYNDROME MANAGEMENT GUIDELINES - Fowler Kennedy

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.

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PDF Managing Concussion: A Neuropsychology and Speech Therapy ...

Managing Concussion: A Neuropsychology and Speech Therapy Approach Presentation developed and led by Alison H. Tverdov, Psy.D. Vanessa Edwards, M.S., CCC-SLP Powerpoint contributions by Kelly Kollias, Psy.D.

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PDF Suggested Guidelines for Management of Concussion in Sports

on after the injury. This may include staying home from school during the short period of rest, followed by a lightened schedule for a few days, or longer, if necessary. Decreasing the stress to the brain in the early phase after a concussion may lessen symptoms and shorten the recovery time.

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PDF Rest and Rehabilitation for Concussion and the Post ...

Director, MassGeneral Hospital for Children Sport Concussion Program; Associate Director of the Traumatic Brain Injury Program, Home Base, A Red Sox Foundation and Massachusetts General Hospital Program & Contractor, General Dynamics, Defense and Veterans Brain Injury Center State of the Science Symposia Series

October 16th,2019

PDF Concussion Home Care - texashealth.org

• 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

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PDF Rehabilitation Following Concussion - University of Pittsburgh

Rehabilitation Following Concussion Anne Mucha PT, DPT, MS, NCS Cara Troutman-Enseki PT, DPT, OCS, SCS Coordinators, Vestibular & Exertion Rehabilitation UPMC Centers for Rehab Services & Sports Concussion Program Recovery From Sport-related Concussion: How Long Does it Take? 0 10 20 30 40 50 60 70 80 90 100

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PDF Concussion Care Instructions - SOS Med

Dr. Brennan is an expert in Concussion Management and works closely with the Rehab 3 Athletic Training staff to ensure the highest level of care for your child. For an appointment with Dr. Brennan contact the Seacoast Center for Athletes at 603-577-SCFA (7232).

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PDF Post-concussion Syndrome - m.patient.media

The most common causes of concussion are falls (especially from a height), road traffic accidents and accidents during sports such as rugby, football, boxing and cycling. Most people with concussion make a full and quick recovery and do not need any treatment. In most cases, concussion does not lead to any long-term problems.

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PDF Summary of evidence- based guideline update: Evaluation and ...

Summary of evidence- based guideline update: Evaluation and management of concussion in sports. Report of the Guideline Development Subcommittee of the American Academy of Neurology ©2013 American Academy of Neurology

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PDF A Fact Sheet for Parents - cdc.gov

has a concussion, her or his brain needs time to heal. Your child or teen may need to limit activities while s/he is recovering from a concussion. Exercising or activities that involve a lot of concentration, such as studying, working on the computer, or playing video games may cause concussion symptoms (such as headache or

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PDF REAP The Benefits of Good Concussion Management The REAP REAP

The REAP Project which stands for Reduce•Educate•Accom - modate • Pace is a community-based model for Concussion Management that was developed in Colorado. e early origins of REAP stem from the dedication of one typical high

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PDF Concussion 101 - Nata

CONCUSSION 101 WITH MORE ATTENTION BEING PAID TO CONCUSSIONS, they're no longer being thought of as simple "bumps on the head" or "bell-ringers." Help keep young athletes protected by better understanding the symptoms, treatment and prevention of concussions. • A concussion is defined as a "trauma-induced alteration in mental

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Concussion: Improving Nurses' Knowledge in the Emergency ...

of concussion/MTBI and the current Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommended education for patients and families discharged home. The study took place at a large level I trauma center, using a nonprobability convenience sample of ED nurses. A pre-intervention post-test design was used to

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PDF Management of Concussion and Post-Concussion Syndrome

Management of Concussion and Post-Concussion Syndrome Willer and Leddy 417 that their symptoms are gone (3-4 days post-concus-sion) before they demonstrate physical and cognitive homeostasis. During the period when the patient denies symptoms but metabolic changes are still in effect, symptoms may be induced by rigorous exercise. There-

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PDF Concussion: Rest vs exercise - doh.sd.gov

Concussion what does the literature say? • 1928 Symonds - Rest until symptoms improve. • 1972 Relander - 178 Pt's mild/mod TBI. Rest vs Exercise . No differences in duration of hospital stay. Routine group missed more days of work than active treatment group

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PDF Concussions - NATA

concussion (i.e. that helmets do not prevent cerebral concussions, signs/symptoms, treatment, testing options, RTP). 5. Athletes suspected of sustaining a concussion are not permitted to return to a practice, game, or activity involving exertional activity on the same day. 6. Athletes suspected of a concussion are not permitted to return

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PDF Vision Therapy for Post-Concussion Vision Disorders

Vision Therapy for Post-Concussion Vision Disorders Michael Gallaway*, Mitchell Scheiman†, and G. Lynn Mitchell‡ ABSTRACT Purpose. To determine the frequency and types of vision disorders associated with concussion, and to determine the success rate of vision therapy for these conditions in two private practice settings. Methods.

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PDF Concussion Management - Missouri

(Consensus Statement on Concussion in Sport: The 3rd International Conference on Concussion in Sport [Zurich 2008]). Recently, a group of concussion specialists considered all the available medical evidence on concussions and provided a more detailed definition. "Concussion is defined as a traumatically induced transient disturbance

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PDF Sport concussion assessment tool - 5th edition

• Concussion signs and symptoms evolve over time and it is important to consider repeat evaluation in the assess-ment of concussion. • The diagnosis of a concussion is a clinical judgment, made by a medical professional. The SCAT5 should NOT be used by itself to make, or exclude, the diagnosis of concussion.

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PDF Outpatient Management of Concussion - Advocate Health Care

McGrath N. Supporting the student athlete's return to the classroom after a sport-related concussion. J Athl Train. 2010;45(5):492-498 McCrory P, Meeuwisse W, Aubry M, et al. Consensus statement on concussion in sport—the 4th International Conference on Concussion in Sport held in Zurich, November 2012.

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PDF See Website Concussions - Healthclick

• Recognize treatment strategies in multiple deficit categories to address common complaints following concussion injury and progress these programs appropriately. • Utilize a variety of vestibular, balance, visual, musculoskeletal, and exertional rehab treatment strategies to address all symptoms associated with concussion.

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PDF CONCUSSION HOME EXERCISES: VISUAL - CHOC Children's

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

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PDF UNDERSTANDING CONCUSSIONS - Sports Concussion Institute

HeadSmart™ is a recovery protocol developed by physicians and school nurses to facilitate a student's healthy return to school and sports following a concussion. The protocol is designed to engage students — as well as their families, friends, health care providers, teachers and coaches — in the recovery process.

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PDF Mild head injury and concussion - Pediatric Care

Most children with a concussion can rest and get better at home. ... school and bookwork and sports and play. Some general guidelines for rest and treatment for your child include: ... Neurology l PFEK 029 / 08.14 / Mild head injury and concussion ©2016 Children's Healthcare of Atlanta, Inc ...

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PDF Concussion Management Vestibular Rehabilitation - TRIA

concussion Perform the basic vestibular and ocular motor examination for patients post-concussion Explain what indicates a positive finding on the vestibular examination Summarize the literature support for vestibular screening and treatment for patients post-concussion

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PDF Concussion: Guidelines for Patients, Family Members & Caregivers

CONCUSSION: GUIDELINES FOR PATIENTS, FAMILY MEMBERS & CAREGIVERS What is a concussion? A concussion is a brain injury that causes alteration in the way an individual thinks and remembers things, and can cause a variety of symptoms. A concussion cannot be seen on x-rays or CT scans. What are the symptoms and signs of concussion?

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PDF 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 you to go home, but you may still have had an injury

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PDF Vestibular Treatment For Concussions - chkd.org

Vestibular Treatment For Concussions Kristyn Anselmo, PT, DPT CHKD Sports Medicine PT Concussion and Vestibular Program Coordinator Objectives • Be able to understand and implement basic vestibular treatment domains • After reviewing a case report be able to identify functional impairments and address appropriately