MINDS is now offering rTMS for major depressive disorder, post-stroke upper extremity rehab, and neuropathic pain treatment.
A concussion is a traumatic brain injury that affects your brain function. Effects are usually temporary but can include headaches and problems with concentration, memory, balance and coordination. The usual recovery period is weeks to months. These symptoms may include headaches, dizziness, and problems with concentration, sleep and memory.
A concussion is a mild traumatic brain injury that usually happens after a blow to the head. It can also occur with violent shaking and movement of the head or body. You don’t have to lose consciousness to get a concussion or experience persistent post-concussive symptoms.
In most people, symptoms occur within the first seven to 10 days and go away within three months. Sometimes, they can persist for a year or more.
The goal of treatment after a concussion is to effectively manage your symptoms. Persistent post-concussive symptoms may include:
It is important to understand that there is no single test that can establish the diagnosis.
Persistent post-concussive symptoms, also called post-concussion syndrome, occurs when concussion symptoms last beyond the expected recovery period after the initial injury. The usual recovery period is weeks to months. These symptoms may include headaches, dizziness, and problems with concentration, sleep and memory.