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

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

Macciocchi, A.W., 1993

Concussions can occur without a loss of consciousness.

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

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

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

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

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

Ontario Neurotrauma Foundation, 2013

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

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

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

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

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

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

Proper management of a concussion can help speed recovery.

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Concussion Care Community Clinic believes that education and awareness around concussion management is essential in ensuring that clients and athletes are safe after injury. Our team specializes in neuro-rehabilitation due to extensive training and experience in working with clients with mild traumatic brain injury. Our concussion management workshops are offered in half day and full day sessions or can be tailored to a specific population in the community.

If you are a doctor, coach, sport organizer, educator or clinic and would like to hold a concussion seminar for your organization, please contact us by phone a 204-415-0784 or by email at info@concussion-care.ca

Please note that fees do apply for all seminars and workshops offered by Concussion Care Community Clinic.