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Concussion Care

Concussions are common among athletes and auto accident victims. Our concussion care program rehabilitates and reduces symptoms.

What is concussion care?

Whether you’re dealing with a concussion from sports, a fall, a motor vehicle accident, or something else–you’re not alone. Concussions are common, and rest is not best. Our concussion therapy and care program helps you return to normal activities quickly and lower the risk of long-term effects of a concussion.

Benefits of concussion treatment

Proactively treating concussions with physical therapy helps athletes return to sports faster and more safely. It can also lower the risk of second impact syndrome, and reduce symptoms–disequilibrium can be reduced with just four to eight weeks of rehab, compared to years if left untreated. Immediate access to concussion care is crucial for full recovery and return to activity.

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Common concussion symptoms

Below are the most common concussion symptoms that patients experience, including:

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Concussion care resources

Concussion Care

Concussion Signs and What To Do When You See Them

by: Brad Yeargin, Columbia SC A concussion is a brain injury in which the brain collides with the inside of the skull. Concussions always are...

Physical Therapy for a Concussion
Concussion Care

What to Expect During Physical Therapy for a Concussion

According to the latest data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), there were more than 220,000 hospitalizations for traumatic brain injuries (TBIs)...

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What Can Physical Therapy Do for Concussion?

Upwards of 3.8 million sports and recreation-related concussions occur every year in the United States. At least half a million of these cases involve children,...

What to expect

Your first physical therapy appointment is about creating a personalized treatment plan based on your health history, diagnosis, and goals. Here’s what you can expect at your first physical therapy appointment:

Your first appointment will last about an hour. Please arrive 15 minutes early.

If applicable, bring your physician referral or prescription, insurance card, paperwork, ID, and co-payment.

At your appointment, we’ll do an initial evaluation and discuss your care plan.

*Services are not available at every location. Visit our Locations page for more details.

Physical therapy insurance & payment options

We work with most major insurance providers. Although coverage will vary from plan to plan, many physical therapy, occupational therapy and speciality therapy programs are covered under insurance. Learn more about our insurance coverage and self-pay options for physical therapy.