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Doctor insights on: Alternative Treatments For Post Concussion Syndrome

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Post concussion syndrome possible brain stem contussion + whiplash injury. Details in my symptoms section. Looking for additional treatment options.

Post concussion syndrome possible brain stem contussion + whiplash injury. Details in my symptoms section. Looking for additional treatment options.

Give it time: Since you didn't give an etiology (ie car accident or fall, etc) it's difficult to say. If this is a simple grade 1 concussion, then give it time. It may take a few months for your head to clear. No specific therapy is indicated. No chiropractic for a while though. ...Read more

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Concussion (Definition)

Concussion is an injury to the brain usually caused by trauma. Symptoms include loss of consciousness, altered ...Read more


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Post concussion syndrome. How long should it last?

3-6 months: Most cases should resolve over 3-6 months. This can be variable. ...Read more

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Can you advise me on going there for post concussion syndrome, a little worried?

Unclear: I am not sure where you are going, but if you are having continued symptoms after a concussion, post-concussive syndrome, I would recommend evaluation by a physician to make sure that you don't have a more serious reason for continued symptoms. You have nothing to worry about, get evaluated by a physician ...Read more

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I was told i could have post concussion syndrome or something like that. Could I have it from something that happened a year ago?

I was told i could have post concussion syndrome or something like that. Could I have it from something that happened a year ago?

Yes: Post concussion syndrome although usually short lived, days to weeks, following a concussion can in a minority of patients last for over a year. Symptoms include headache, dizziness, fatigue, anxiety, insomnia , difficulty concentrating, noise and light sensitivity. If you have not already had further diagnostic studies such as MRI and possibly neuro psych testing would consider. See neurologist. ...Read more

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If you have post concussion syndrome will going to a chiropractor help?

Post concussion: Most treatment used for post-concussion syndrome is rest and stress-relief. If going to the chiropractor helps your relieve stress, then it will help. Other symptoms, you may need to see a neurologist or psychiatrist for further help. ...Read more

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Can i tell me how i can recover from post concussion syndrome dizziness psychologically?

Can i tell me how i can recover from post concussion syndrome dizziness psychologically?

Work with PT/OT: The post-concussive symptoms of dizziness may be very uncomfortable. Physical and occupational therapists have specialized training to help with this. Work with them to build up your confidence and to overcome the symptoms of dizziness. That will ultimately help with the psychological issues. ...Read more

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I have post concussion syndrome and my headache is keeping me awake. Is there anything i can do to help me get to sleep?

Yes: Best approach is to treat the headache, both preventatively and proactively, but sleep patterns often get disrupted following head injury. Prefer you seek doctor, and design a program. Some otc approaches might include melatonin, and the head pain might respond to aleve, (naproxen) but far safer to have your doc evaluate all of this. ...Read more

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I have had post concussion syndrome for 4 months. My job exacerbates symptoms. Am I prolonging recovery or making recovery feel harder?

I have had post concussion syndrome for 4 months. My job exacerbates symptoms.  Am I prolonging recovery or making recovery feel harder?

Treatment available: Since yoiur symptoms have gone on so long, it is time to consider treatment that might help. For instance Amantadine has been shown to significantly improve this condition. Consult a neurologist. ...Read more

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Post concussion syndrome for 14 months cleared for activity not contact when can I be cleared for contact I'm 17 and figure skate and play rugby.

Post concussion syndrome for 14 months cleared for activity not contact when can I be cleared for contact I'm 17 and figure skate and play rugby.

All are different: All concussions are not the same. Some are more severe than others. You need to be mindful to the physicians advice. ...Read more