Concussion Management

It’s better to miss one game than the whole season. Our Sioux Center and Hull Sports Physical Therapists are here to help you. From start to finish, we have what it takes to get you back in the game better, faster, and stronger.

Symptoms

  • Headache
  • Nausea
  • Balance problems/dizziness
  • Vision problems
  • Sensitivity to light/noise
  • Feeling sluggish/fatigue
  • Concentration/memory problems
  • Confusion
  • Depression/anxiety

Treatment

  • Athlete removed from competition once concussion confirmed or suspected
  • Time to heal/rest
  • Physical Therapy rehabilitation

Athlete Return to Competition

  • Successfully complete computerized impact cognitive test/similar testing
  • Successfully complete physical exertion test
  • Successfully complete concussion protocol activities
  • Approved to return to competition by the health care provider
  • Return to competition is dependent on the severity of the injury