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Post-concussion Syndrome

What is Post-concussion Syndrome?

It is a mild form of traumatic brain injury. It is a set of symptoms that may continue for weeks, months, or a year or more after a concussion.

What causes post-concussion syndrome?

The exact cause of why some people develop post-concussion syndrome and others don’t after an initial concussion remains unknown.

Can physiotherapy help people with post-concussion syndrome?

Yes. Physiotherapists use vestibular rehabilitation therapy to manage some of the symptoms of post-concussion syndrome and improve the quality of life.

How do I know if I have post-concussion syndrome?

You will experience the following symptoms:

  • Headache

  • Motion sensitivity

  • Dizziness

  • Postural or gait imbalances

  • Vertigo

  • Fatigue

  • Gaze instability

  • Memory problems

  • Trouble concentrating

  • Blurred vision

  • Sleeping problems

  • Insomnia

  • Restlessness

  • Irritability

  • Apathy

  • Depression

  • Anxiety

  • Personality changes

  • Sensitivity to noise and light

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