Tag Archives: concussion

Concussion/ Mild Traumatic Brain Injury (mTBI) Fact Sheet

B Karolina Kozlova, PT, DPT
Neurologic Clinical Specialist

What is a concussion/mTBI?

A concussion is a mild traumatic brain injury (mTBI). It is caused by a blow to the head, or violent shaking of the of the head, common … Read more »

Post Concussion Syndrome

Lauren Fournier, PT, DPT

About 30% to 80% of patients with mild-to-moderate brain injury experience some persistent, concussive-like symptoms that develop after a traumatic brain injury. These symptoms may persist for several months. For example, 15% of patients will have Read more »

Concussion in Kids: Insomnia Treatment Can Lead to Faster Recovery

By Lauren Fournier, PT, DPT

Most concussion symptoms will improve within a month, but 20-30% continue with post-concussion syndrome. Patients with slow concussion recovery are more likely to continually visit health-care professionals, miss school and, therefore, their parents need … Read more »