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Concussion Treatment Care

At Banner Health, you will have a medical team of specialists right by your side, to help you in the healing process. We use advanced technology to help our specialists not just manage but treat the problems that result from a concussion. 

How Is a Concussion Treated?

When recovering from a concussion, your doctor may recommend services, such as:

  • Vestibular and balance therapy to decrease your symptoms of dizziness and imbalance
  • Neuro-Optometry to evaluate visual deficits related to the concussion
  • Occupational therapy to help with functional visual deficits related to the concussion
  • Neuropsychology services to help with changes in thinking, mood and behavior. 
  • Sports psychology to help with mental performance to assist with returning to sports, school and work. 
  • Sports nutrition to help you with healthy eating habits to improve recovery. 
  • Athletic training services to help with return to play

In addition to services offered at Banner, it’s important to get enough sleep, eat healthily and stay hydrated. Talk to your doctor about treatment options that best fit your lifestyle. The team at Banner is ready to get you back to your daily routine. 

Banner Health Treatment Team

Depending on the level of treatment needed, your concussion treatment team may include:

  • Sports medicine physicians
  • Neuropsychologists 
  • Sports Psychologists  
  • Neuro-optometrists 
  • Physical therapists 
  • Occupational therapists 
  • Athletic trainers
  • Sports nutrition 
  • Diagnostic imaging 

How Long Does It Take to Recover from a Concussion?

Typically, recovering from a concussion can take anywhere from 7-21 days depending on the severity and if you follow your doctor’s treatment recommendations. If you continue to see concussion symptoms or symptoms worsen, reach out to your doctor immediately. 

The experts at Banner Health are here to help you recover. Trust us to get you back on track to your sports, exercise and daily routine.