Preventing a concussion is impossible.
Determining how to manage your concussion symptoms and return-to-play is now possible.
An evidence-based approach to concussion evaluation, concussion management and treatment
Proper management by a concussion specialist is key in avoiding long-term consequences. Premature return-to-play after a concussion can lead to significant medical, academic and cognitive problems. We offer evaluation and management of concussion as well as cognitive remediation for more chronic symptoms.
A concussion is a brain injury that frequently results in physical, cognitive and emotional symptoms. About 10% of student athletes will sustain a concussion during the playing season. Concussions can occur to anyone for many reasons such as a fall. Symptoms can include dizziness, headaches, concentration and memory problems, balance issues, irritability, anxiety and depression.
Dr. Wilfred van Gorp on Concussions in the NFL