The majority of individuals (73 to 88%) return to their principal occupation within one year of injury.

Ontario Neurotrauma Foundation, 2013

Proper management of a concussion can help speed recovery.

Because there is no visible injury to the brain, most MRI & CT scans after a concussion are within normal limits.

Recent reviews state that 50% of clients suffer from sleep disturbances after concussion.

Ontario Neurotrauma Foundation, 2013

Evidence supports that reassurance and education about symptoms is most effective for lowering risk of persistent symptoms.

Macciocchi, A.W., 1993

All persons suspected of a concussion should be examined by a doctor.

Most people suffering from a concussion will have a full recovery.

Possible concussion should be assessed as soon as possible after injury.

Ontario Neurotrauma Foundation, 2013

Post mild-TBI fatigue can be persistent and has been shown to be present up to 5 years post-injury.

Ontario Neurotrauma Foundation, 2013

Persistent dizziness, balance and vision changes are common after a concussion.

Ontario Neurotrauma Foundation, 2013

Insomnia is the most common form of sleep disturbances after a mild brain injury.

Ontario Neurotrauma Foundation, 2013

The most common symptoms after concussions are: Headaches and Fatigue (68.4%), followed by Sleep Disturbances (57.9%).

Vancouver Coastal Health

Many people that have a concussion feel dazed/confused and do not remember events around the injury.

The expected recovery from cognitive-based symptoms following mild TBI ranges from 1 week to 6 months.

Ontario Neurotrauma Foundation, 2013

The majority of concussion symptoms (85 - 90%) will recover in 7 - 10 days with a cognitive physical rest protocol.

Ontario Neurotrauma Foundation, 2013

Concussions can occur without a loss of consciousness.

A concussion is a mild brain injury caused by a hard hit or jolt to the head or body.

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A concussion is a mild brain injury caused by a hard hit or jolt to the head or body.

The most common symptoms after concussions are: Headaches and Fatigue (68.4%), followed by Sleep Disturbances (57.9%).

Vancouver Coastal Health

Concussions can occur without a loss of consciousness.

Insomnia is the most common form of sleep disturbances after a mild brain injury.

Ontario Neurotrauma Foundation, 2013

Recent reviews state that 50% of clients suffer from sleep disturbances after concussion.

Ontario Neurotrauma Foundation, 2013

Many people that have a concussion feel dazed/confused and do not remember events around the injury.

Persistent dizziness, balance and vision changes are common after a concussion.

Ontario Neurotrauma Foundation, 2013

All persons suspected of a concussion should be examined by a doctor.

Possible concussion should be assessed as soon as possible after injury.

Ontario Neurotrauma Foundation, 2013

Because there is no visible injury to the brain, most MRI & CT scans after a concussion are within normal limits.

Most people suffering from a concussion will have a full recovery.

The majority of concussion symptoms (85 - 90%) will recover in 7 - 10 days with a cognitive physical rest protocol.

Ontario Neurotrauma Foundation, 2013

Evidence supports that reassurance and education about symptoms is most effective for lowering risk of persistent symptoms.

Macciocchi, A.W., 1993

Proper management of a concussion can help speed recovery.

The expected recovery from cognitive-based symptoms following mild TBI ranges from 1 week to 6 months.

Ontario Neurotrauma Foundation, 2013

Post mild-TBI fatigue can be persistent and has been shown to be present up to 5 years post-injury.

Ontario Neurotrauma Foundation, 2013

The majority of individuals (73 to 88%) return to their principal occupation within one year of injury.

Ontario Neurotrauma Foundation, 2013