Sports Concussion Medicine 2017-11-11T15:00:40+00:00
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Sports Concussion Medicine

Eric Small MD concussion testing

Call 914-666-7900

Services:

Neurocognitive Testing

Hearing and Vision Exam

Return to Play

Neuropsychological Evaluation

Vestibular Physical Therapy

 Neurocognitive Testing

Signs of a Concussion:

  • Sensitivity to Light
  • Sensitive to Sound
  • Dizziness
  • Headache
  • Disorientation
  • Sleep Disturbance
  • Excessive Fatigue
  • Problems Concentrating

Return to Play Protocol:

  1. No Physical Activity
  2. Light Aerobic Activity
  3. Sports Specific Training
  4. Non Contact Drills
  5. Full Contact Practice
  6. Competitive Games

What to do Until Your Appointment:

  • Limited or No Screen Time
  • 10-14 Hours of Sleep
  • No School the Next Day or Go in Late
  • No Homework or Tests
  • May Listen to quiet Music or Books on Tape
  • No Physical Activity

When to see the Doctor?– Within 24-48 hrs with suspected concussion

What is a Concussion?-Trauma to the head, neck, or chest, that results in an injury to the brain. Symptoms include: headache, dizziness, and cognitive difficulties

Management– Every concussion and every individual is different. The athlete must be symptom free at rest and at school in order to begin return to play protocol.