A concussion is an injury to the brain caused by a fall, bump, blow or jolt to the head which can affect memory, judgment, moods, sleep, speech, vision, balance, coordination and functional ability. Concussions can occur to any individual regardless of activity level or age. It is considered as a mild form of traumatic brain injury in which symptoms can last for days, weeks or longer with the period of recovery varies among older adults, teens and young children.
At Gloria Drummond Rehabilitation Institute, we offer a comprehensive interdisciplinary assessment and individualized management for both Sports and Non-Sports Related Concussion injuries.
Our team is composed of dedicated physical therapists and speech pathologists who specialize in treating wide array of neurological symptoms caused by concussion. Symptoms that may occur with concussion are headaches, dizziness, balance difficulties, visual changes, sensitivity to light and noise, nausea, vomiting, drowsiness, memory deficits, poor concentration, confusion, mood changes, and changes in sleep. With proper assessment and a closely monitored treatment program, most clients will fully recover with minimal residual deficits.
Here you will find evidence-based interventions designed to address specific symptoms and impairments in order to assist our clients return to their normal daily activities, including sports and school
The Institute also has specialized equipment that we use to augment our concussion rehabilitation treatments. These include the Neurocom Balance Master, Trazer, BITS and the anti-gravity treadmill- Alter G.