MidJersey Orthopaedics provides a comprehensive program for the prevention and treatment of concussions. Their customized program meets the needs of young athletes in middle school, high school, or on traveling sports teams. Whether you need a pre-season cognitive assessment or a same-day appointment for a concussion evaluation and treatment, the team is available to help. To learn more about the concussion management program, call the office in Flemington, Bridgewater or Washington, New Jersey, or use the online booking form.
A concussion, also called a mild traumatic brain injury, occurs when a forceful impact on your head or body makes your brain hit against your skull. The trauma damages your nerves, bruises the brain, and results in changes in brain function.
Concussion symptoms can be mild enough to overlook. They may not appear for days or even weeks. But even if the symptoms are mild or delayed, the brain still suffers damage.
Most people don’t lose consciousness after suffering a concussion. If they do pass out, it’s only for a few minutes.
The symptoms of a concussion include:
Sleeping habits may also change. Concussions can cause insomnia or make a person sleep more than normal.
The team at MidJersey Orthopaedics offers comprehensive evaluations and expert treatment to anyone who has a concussion. They also have a concussion management program for local coaches, schools, and athletes that includes:
For concussion treatment, call MidJersey Orthopaedics or book a same-day appointment online.