CONCUSSION THERAPY

Recovery, healing, and prevention.

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For more about concussion treatment, visit our concussion clinic at: Integrative Concussion Therapy

Concussion Therapies (CT) Our “state of the art” concussion rehab program utilizes cutting edge techniques based on current research and successful results to achieve a safe recovery and return to activity following concussion. Biodex, Dynavision, Interactive metronome, vestibular and visual rehab as well as cognitive strategies and CranioSacral therapy are combined for full spectrum treatment. Baseline testing and concussion prevention program also available.

What is involved in Concussion Therapy?

Concussion therapy consists of three primary components: Baseline assessment, Informative Data, and Testing and Training. IPT uses a combination of therapies and tools designed precisely for concussion recovery:

Biodex is a sophisticated tool used for balance testing kids who have experienced some sort of Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) or concussion. Baseline testing helps assess an athlete's recovery progress and readiness to return to normal activities.

Dynavision is a light training reaction evaluation and treatment tool developed to train sensory motor integration through the visual system and is used as an integral part of recovery training for victims of concussion.

Interactive Metronome is an interactive tool that helps "train the brain" to plan, sequence, and process information more effectively. Interactive Metronome Therapy has been proven to produce significant physical and cognitive benefits including: motor control, coordination, sports performance, language processing, attention, focus, and social skills.

CranioSacral Therapy is a non-invasive, hands-on therapeutic technique used to relieve pain, tension, and other symptoms of concussion (headaches, dizziness, sleep disturbances, etc), while improving whole body health and performance. CST has been found to enhance sensory function, motor coordination, neuromuscular function, and improve overall health and sense of well-being.

According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), School-aged children make up the majority of the estimated 3 million concussion cases each year.

What are the signs of a concussion or brain injury?

A Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) or concussion is defined as a complex pathophysiolocial process affecting the brain, induced by biomechanical forces. Symptoms of pathophysiology include:

High school and younger athletes are likely to have slower recovery than college-aged or older athletes and to be more susceptible to severe neurological deficits should they be reinjured during recovery.

Sally Fryer Dietz Teaching Interactive Metronome

What can be done to recover from a concussion?

Therapies focus on improving symptoms associated with: