Treatment For Concussion in Lincoln & Omaha, NE
- Memory and concentration
- Balance and coordination
- Head-and-neck range of motion
Follow up visits
Follow up visits will consist of examining progress since your initial visit, testing cognitive functioning, and making tweaks to your individualized treatment plan, including updates to paperwork for community partners who are helping coordinate your care plan (i.e., schools, athletic trainers, and coaches).
Following a concussion, the type of computerized neuro-cognitive test to be used will depend on the age of the patient and which test has the best research support for that age.
On average you can expect 3 total visits, though some people may require more or fewer visits. The length of time between the initial injury and medical clearance will depend on how quickly you are seen if there are co-occurring injuries and existing psychological stressors.
When to go to the ER or urgent care
- Convulsions or Seizures
- Persistent vomiting
- Inability to wake up or extreme drowsiness
- Weakness, numbness, or tingling
- One pupil is noticeably larger than the other