Tag Archives: post concussion syndrome

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 »

What to Consider When Buying a Football Helmet

By Lauren Fournier, PT, DPT
Vestibular Rehab Therapist

With all the discussion about concussions in youth sports, especially football, it can seem daunting when trying to decide what type of helmet to choose for your child. There is no guarantee … 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 »