Concussion management Moncton Dieppe clinic

Concussion is a brain injury and is defined as a complex pathophysiological process affecting the brain, induced by biomechanical forces. It may be caused either by a direct blow to the head, face, neck or elsewhere on the body with an impulsive force transmitted to the head. In some cases, symptoms and signs may evolve over a number of minutes to hours. Resolution of the symptoms typically follows a sequential course. However, in some cases symptoms may be prolonged.

Common symptoms after a concussion:

  • Headache
  • Anxiety/Depression
  • Dizziness
  • Exercise Intolerance
  • Light Sensitivity
  • Inability to multi-task
  • Noise Sensitivity
  • Word finding problems
  • Fatigue
  • Brain fog
  • Cognitive Changes
  • Trouble paying attention
  • Poor Balance
  • Poor memory
  • Sleep Dysfunction
  • Reduced physical & cognitive stamina
  • Trouble reading
  • Can’t tolerate screens

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