Below are some of the most frequently asked questions about concussion and treatment at Banner Concussion Center.
A concussion is a mild traumatic brain injury caused by a blow to the body or head that causes the brain to move quickly within the skull.
Concussions are characterized by a constellation of neurological symptoms that can include but are not limited to dizziness, headaches, difficulty remembering, impaired balance and vestibular and visual disturbances.
Depending on your insurance, you may need a referral from your primary care physician.
Service charges vary depending on the service provided. If insurance companies are responsible for fee, co-payments are typical.
Your first appointment will include a visit with the physician on staff and completion of a computerized neurocognitive test. You should plan on being at our office for one to one-and-a-half hours. View more information to help you feel prepared.
Doctor's visits, physical therapy, occupational therapy, athletic training, neuropsychology and baseline testing.