A concussion is an injury to the brain that causes changes to normal daily activities, such as behavior, mental, and/or physical abilities, etc., due to brain swelling. A concussion is a mild traumatic brain injury (mTBI) that can cause significant symptoms and ongoing brain impairment. Concussions can result from a direct or indirect force, or impact to the head or body, most commonly during a full contact sport, a fall, or a bike/car accident.
Yes. It is considered a treatable condition. Many cases also include a whiplash injury as well. Please see a certified specialist to get yourself treated.
Concussions are serious injuries that often go unrecognized and undertreated. Returning to play too early after a concussion can result in serious long-term problems and ongoing brain impairment. ChiroSports is dedicated to providing proper recognition, concussion treatment, and return to play education. We promote a learning environment, where the patient/athlete (& parent) can understand their injury, concussion treatment protocol and guidelines to minimize long-term effects. Please see a certified specialist to get yourself treated.