A concussion is a brain/ head injury caused by blunt force to the head. Concussions are identified when things such as bruising, swelling of the brain, tearing of blood vessels, nerve injury are seen in the brain. These traumatic injuries can range from mild to severe. Regardless of the level of severity, concussions should be treated immediately to promote healing and avoid potential problems.
It is common for athletes to receive a concussion at one point or another in their athletic career. Thankfully, chiropractic treatment can be offered to help heal and relieve pain from concussions depending on the severity of the concussion.
Chiropractic is a useful tool in the health and recovery of a person with a concussion. Concussions are directly affected by motions of the body, either of excessive acceleration or deceleration, which can enhance the symptoms of concussions such as headaches, dizziness, and bodily, cognitive, or visual dysfunction. Chiropractic can reduce these symptoms by returning and improving the body’s function and health. Chiropractors at Active Integrative Medicine have concussion rehabilitation training that can include spinal adjusting, balance training, and oculomotor and vestibular rehabilitation exercises.
Chiropractic is therefore a wonderful pain free method of concussion treatment that also benefits the rest of your body. Treat your whole body while also receiving the concussion treatment that you need. If you are looking for chiropractic services for sports injuries or concussion treatment, call Active Integrative Medicine today at 905.492.8688 to book an appointment.