Physiotherapy For Concussion Management
Are you in need of concussion treatment? The primary point of care for a concussion will be your Family Doctor or a Sports Medicine Doctor.
Concussion physiotherapy is focused on treating the systems in your body that are affected by the injury. These systems include the cervical spine, vestibular system, ocular system, and cardiovascular system.
Physiotherapists see musculoskeletal injuries every day. In fact, they are experts at treating them. A whiplash injury often occurs to the neck in a concussion. This is in addition to other potential injuries that come with an impact injury. Including back or shoulder injuries.
Your program may include cardiovascular exercise in your concussion managementnt.
Vestibular Rehabilitation is aimed at treating dysfunction of the inner ear and eyes. This treatment includes head movement exercises, gaze stabilization exercises, balance exercises, and repositioning maneuvers.