Headaches, dizziness, sleep problems, depressed or anxious mood, memory loss, trouble concentrating, and other cognitive problems are the pesky symptoms of a concussion. If these symptoms are not addressed and treated they can wreak havoc on your professional, social, and family life. Whether your concussion was caused from a car accident, a sports injury, or even a work place accident the doctors at Pearson Chiropractic can help you get on the road to recovery.
Chiropractic care is a non-invasive treatment that addresses whole body wellness. This means when we treat your injury we focus on the relationship of the injury area within the rest of your body and not just one concentrated area affected by the injury. Recovering from any injury is a process and our holistic approach will help you see lasting results. Getting your symptoms checked out by a medical doctor along with regular adjustments and chiropractic care are vital parts of recovering from your concussion.
Follow these other simple tips to see optimal recovery from you concussion or head injury.
- Get Adjusted! Often times the same impact that caused the concussion can impact the cervical spine causing headaches and other frustrating symptoms. Chiropractic care can help re-align the cervical spine and can alleviate neck pain and headaches and other troubling symptoms.
- Limit your screen time, this means texting, TV’s, video games, computers, and even reading. Your eyes and brain need rest to fully recoup.
- Avoid vigorous or strenuous activities, though you might not completely feel this you a likely not functioning at your full capacity. Overly exerting yourself can cause further damage and a longer healing time.
- Rest! This is key to recovery so avoid all activities that aggravate your symptoms and use this concussion or head injury as opportunity to catch up on some rest and relaxation!
Dr. Jay Pearson is listed in the National Concussion Registry, identified as a provider that has trained and completed the ACBSP® Concussion course.