Head Injury in Chapel Hill
If your child has recently suffered a head injury, to any extent, and you are still worried about him or her, call the experts at Chapel Hill Brain Centre. Post-Concussion Syndrome is the aftermath caused by a Mild Traumatic Brain Injury (mTBI) and can affect kids in different ways. Many times is associated with a wide range of symptoms including those that are physical; such as headache and tiredness; cognitive decline, such as difficulty concentrating and thinking; and emotional and behavioral challenges, such as irritability and mood changes.
What Causes a Concussion?
Many of the kids that the doctors at Chapel Hill Brain Centre help have suffered a concussion due to a blow to the head during an athletic practice or event. Kids that play basketball, soccer, lacrosse, gymnastics, skateboard, or even ride bikes at are risk for concussion. The three main causes for concussion involve being in a road accident in a vehicle or as a pedestrian, accidental trips and falls, and athletic events. So, if your child fell and bumped her head last weekend while riding her bike, but is still complaining of a headache, do not make light of it. Time can be of the essence when brain injury and concussion is concerned. Our team using state-of-the art assessment techniques and treatments and get great results due to our expertise and technology, however, we get even better results when kids come in to our Chapel Hill office as soon as possible after their injury.
Solutions in the Brain for Head Injury – Neurological Regulation
Concussion recovery for quite some time was believed to simply involve rest and healing time. Many times this “wait and see” approach is not enough. Essentially the energy in the brain is knocked “low and slow” when a person suffers a head injury. Through new, innovative technologies the brain energy can be increased and sped back up to proper processing speed many times completely alleviate the symptoms and long term effects of post-concussion syndrome as a result of a mild traumatic brain injury.