Concussion/MTBI/Post-Concussion Syndrome

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Preventing and Properly Caring for Concussions

A concussion can occur when a person is struck on the head or the head is whipped back and forth fast enough to cause the brain to strike the inside of the skull. It is no wonder then that concussions are often caused by car accidents or sporting injuries. However, any head or neck injury [...]

2017-06-11T01:12:11+00:00 May 28th, 2017|Concussion/MTBI/Post-Concussion Syndrome|Comments Off on Preventing and Properly Caring for Concussions

Headaches – A Common Effect of Concussions

Headaches are prevalent in the world with nearly half of people around the world dealing with tension headaches, migraines headaches, or some other type of headache condition. While some headaches may seem to come out of nowhere, others have a very obvious starting point. For example, for many, a concussion occurs before the onset of [...]

2017-06-11T01:25:20+00:00 May 7th, 2017|Concussion/MTBI/Post-Concussion Syndrome|Comments Off on Headaches – A Common Effect of Concussions

Post-Concussion Care—Why Rest Is Not the Answer

A recent study involving concussions and the post-concussive effect experienced by many patients has revealed that rest is not necessarily the best medicine. In fact, the study revealed that patients who took a week off to recover following a concussion were more likely to develop post-concussive symptoms. According to the study, when physical activity was [...]

2017-06-11T01:45:43+00:00 April 26th, 2017|Concussion/MTBI/Post-Concussion Syndrome|Comments Off on Post-Concussion Care—Why Rest Is Not the Answer

Concussion Controversy – The NC Bill Parents Should Know About

Concussions are yet again in the news, and this time it specifically involves the parents of children who suffer a concussion during a school sports game. What new proposed legislation in North Carolina is causing the fuss, and why is it such a big deal? Kids, Contact Sports, and Concussions Current law in North Carolina [...]

2017-06-11T01:49:44+00:00 March 23rd, 2017|Concussion/MTBI/Post-Concussion Syndrome|Comments Off on Concussion Controversy – The NC Bill Parents Should Know About

Post Concussion Syndrome: Going on the Offensive

Everyone loves football whether it is peewee, college, or professional level. We all want our team to win and our fantasy players in the best shape no matter what team they are on. Often when we think of injuries, we think of major physical occurrences such as a torn ACL or a separated shoulder. In [...]

2017-06-11T01:54:15+00:00 December 25th, 2016|Concussion/MTBI/Post-Concussion Syndrome|Comments Off on Post Concussion Syndrome: Going on the Offensive

Post-Concussion Syndrome Relieved Through Chiropractic Care

It is important to understand how the brain and body communicate in order to understand why post-concussion syndrome can have such long lasting effects. The brainstem is the body’s information highway. The area where it connects to the spinal cord is extremely small. It runs through the two bones of the upper neck vertebrae called the atlas [...]

2017-06-22T23:42:46+00:00 December 19th, 2016|Concussion/MTBI/Post-Concussion Syndrome|Comments Off on Post-Concussion Syndrome Relieved Through Chiropractic Care