Concussion & Traumatic Brain Disorder (TBI)

Concussion is a syndrome that results from mild trauma to the brain.  It can be painful and interfere with cognition, emotion, balance and strength.  Repeated concussion can lead to serious neurologic injury.  It requires careful diagnosis and treatment to relieve symptoms a minimize possibility of more serious brain injury.  Traumatic brain injury refers to any injury of the brain induced by mechanical force.  It can range from mild to very severe.  Accurate diagnosis and an individualized plan of treatment and rehabilitation is essential to maximum good outcome.