Category: Dizziness/Vertigo

Concussion Baseline Testing Aids Return-To-Play Decisions

August 10th, 2018

There has been a 60% increase in the estimated number of concussions and other traumatic brain injuries (TBI) seen among young athletes in the past decade according to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC). Concussion is a traumatic brain injury that can cause lasting effects on brain tissue and change the chemical balance of the

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Feelin’ A Little Dizzy?

August 29th, 2017

Do you ever feel dizzy? Dizziness can occur for many reasons, from blood pressure to an inner ear issue. First, we need to make sure we are describing the symptoms the right way. Dizziness is a sense of lightheadedness, faintness, or unsteadiness. If you feel like you or your surroundings are moving/spinning you are likely

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Managed exercise, physical therapy can improve concussion symptoms

July 25th, 2017

With high school sports starting up soon, and NFL training camp in full swing, concussions are certain to ramp up within the mainstream consciousness. And while talk will often point to conventional wisdom which states that “time and rest” are the best and only options for recovery from concussion, physical therapists point to studies that

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