A concussion is a mild traumatic brain injury (mTBI) caused by an external force to the head. Concussion symptoms can include:

  • Dizziness
  • Blurred vision or light sensitivity
  • Nausea or vomiting
  • Headaches
  • Fatigue or drowsiness
  • Balance and coordination
  • Anxiety, sadness, irritability or more emotional
  • Neck pain or whiplash
  • Difficulty concentrating, poor memory or confusion
  • Sleep difficulties.

Most concussions recover within a few weeks; however, recovery may take longer depending on certain circumstances. Habit Health have a team of experts that can help with delayed concussion recovery through the ACC concussion service.

We understand that sometimes recovery from a concussion can be long and frustrating. That’s why we’re here to help and support you through the process.

Throughout your recovery, you may work with some of the following experts:

  • Occupational Therapist
  • Physiotherapist
  • Speech-Language Therapists
  • Psychologist
  • Counsellor
  • Neuropsychologists
  • Medical specialists experienced with brain injuries
  • Vocation rehabilitation therapists.

The important thing to know is that concussions are not permanent and with the right support and advice, you should make a good recovery.

For information about concussions, check out our blog post here; 

Concussion: Your questions answered.