Post-Concussion Syndrome/Persistent Symptoms following Concussion

If your symptoms persist beyond expected timeframes following concussion you need further evaluation from a concussion healthcare practitioner.

Adults >10-14 days

Children  (5-12) & Adolescents (13-18) >4 weeks

Persistent Symptoms include:

Headache

Dizziness

Poor memory and attention

Fatigue

Sleep Disturbance

Light sensitivity

Irritability

Neck pain

Headache

Headache is the most common and among the most prevalent persistent symptoms following a mild traumatic brain injury/concussion. Studies show 30-90% of individuals who sustain a concussion develop post traumatic headache. In one study 90% of people surveyed at one and five