When you experience an impact of direct force to the head, or force transmitted to the head via the neck or chest, this may result in a concussion. A brain injury which can have serious and detrimental effects on brain function and behavior. Injuries at work, accidents at home or on the road, and sports related injuries are all potential causes of concussions. If you are experiencing any of the following signs and symptoms typical of this sort of injury, do not hesitate to contact the best concussion program Philadelphia residents can find:
- Feeling mentally “foggy”
- Delayed reactions
- Loss of attention and concentration
- Changes in memory and comprehension
- Dizziness, confusion, and headaches
- Visual disturbances and sensitivity to light and noise
- Anxiety and irritability
- Sadness or unexplained changes in emotion
- Nausea and vomiting
- Fatigue or disturbances to normal sleep habits
If you think that you or a friend or family member are currently exhibiting any of these symptoms, there is a strong possibility that this is a result of a concussion or another serious medical problem. The best concussion program Philadelphia
has to offer, a collaboration between Rothman Orthopaedic Institute
and the Jefferson Comprehensive Concussion Center, is the top choice for patients when it comes to diagnosis and treatment of concussions.
The Best Concussion Program Philadelphia Residents Can Trust
Located in the Navy Yard, Rothman Orthopaedic Institute’s concussion program at the Jefferson Comprehensive Concussion Center is home to some of the top concussion specialists in the world. Treating both adults and children over ten years of age who are suffering from concussions resulting from sports injuries - whether in hockey, football, basketball, soccer, baseball, gymnastics, cheerleading, equestrian, or any other athletic activity - we treat each concussion case symptomatically, using a series of tests before determining whether or not a patient is ready to return to school, work, or sports.