Step Out of The Darkness
Newfoundland Balance & Dizziness Centre treats a wide variety of clients who have suffered a concussion. Whether due to a fall, motor vehicle accident or sport related injury our concussion clinic team will get you back to work, sport and the activities you enjoy. Your program will be designed to restore balance, relieve nausea, and decrease your sensitivity to motion, light and noise.
Signs & Symptoms
Symptoms typically fall into a combination of these 4 categories
Symptoms can appear immediately or a few days after the initial injury.
Concussion is a treatable injury!
What is a Concussion?
“A Traumatic Brain Injury induced by biomechanical forces caused by a direct blow to the head, face, neck, or elsewhere on the body with an impulsive force transmitted to the head.” (McCrory et al, 2017)
“A concussion is a brain injury that cannot be seen on routine x-rays, CT scans, or MRIs.” (Parachute Canada)