Head-on collisions – the type that can happen to your head as a result of motor vehicle collisions, falls, or sports injuries – can lead to potential consequences such as concussion. Concussion is a traumatic brain injury that can cause lasting effects on brain tissue and change the chemical balance of the brain.
It is important to seek medical treatment immediately following any head injury. The risk of death or permanent brain damage from a concussion can be minimized by immediate and appropriate treatment from health care providers, like a physical therapist. At the office of Nevada Rehabilitation Centers, our highly skilled professionals have the training to identify concussion and help with treatment.
Symptoms of a concussion can include headache, dizziness, difficulty with balance and coordination, fatigue, confusion, slurred speech, and memory difficulties. Because no two concussions are the same, our physical therapists will conduct a full examination in order to prescribe a routine that best addresses your symptoms. Treatment may include:
At the office of Nevada Rehabilitation Centers, we’re dedicated to providing the highest quality of skilled and compassionate rehabilitative care. For more information on our office and the many services that we provide, give us a call today.
By Nevada Rehabilitation Centers
October 23, 2019