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Concussion Management

FYZICAL Therapy & Balance Centers Concussion Program

Physical therapy programs for concussion often build in vestibular therapy, which helps you orient yourself during periods of lightheadedness or loss of balance. Exercises such as fixing your gaze at a certain point in the distance and using simple movements to stabilize your core and limbs are invaluable during such moments.

Symptoms of concussion can be quite varied, depending on the nature of your injury, your age and your gender. Some problems for which people seek physical therapy for concussions include:

  • Fatigue
  • Weight loss or weight gain
  • Ongoing headaches
  • Irritability
  • Loss of balance and frequent falls
  • Dizziness and lowered blood pressure
  • Muscle weakness and spasms
  • Decreased sex drive
  • Sudden loss of menstruation

How can FYZICAL Therapy & Balance Centers Help?

The natural fatigue and required resting that early concussion recovery entails often results in weakened muscles and lowered endurance. To combat that, your physical therapist at FYZICAL Therapy & Balance Centers will customize a strength-building program for you, and will guide you through aerobic moves that help you regain that endurance.