Both concussion and whiplash are due to acceleration and/or deceleration forces. Concussion is due to acceleration or deceleration of the brain, while whiplash is due to acceleration or deceleration of the neck. Studies on high school and college football players (using instrumented helmets) have demonstrated that concussions occur between 60-120G of linear acceleration […]
A common symptom post concussion is dizziness and feeling off balance. We explored in the last section what this may mean if it is linked to exercise but what if the dizziness is at rest and less predictable? This is where your physiotherapist will be able to assess where the source of the problem lies… […]
The BCTT (Buffalo Concussion Treadmill Test) which we talked about in our last article has been the most reliable and safe way to assess exercise tolerance post concussion however If the idea of getting on a treadmill makes you uncomfortable, then you are not alone…many of my clients have been unable to participate in this […]
Today’s quote is to inspire and to remember… it is not failure if you never give up… so be unstoppable.