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Sports Concussion Treatment

If you play contact sports, you may have already experienced a concussion at some point in your athletic career. A concussion is a traumatic brain injury that can temporarily affect your mental state and level of consciousness. There is no “cure” for a concussion. Your body just needs to rest in order to recover. However, at Vidan Family Chiropractic, we can offer adjustments to alleviate symptoms of a concussion, like headaches and neck pain, and make you more comfortable during your recovery. Contact us to learn more about concussion treatment in St. Louis by calling our office at (314) 678-9355.

What happens after a concussion?

Symptoms of Concussions

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Seeing stars or blurred vision

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Blacking out, passing out, fainting or dizziness

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Nausea or vomiting

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Difficulty concentrating or forgetfulness

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Slurred speech

St. Louis Sports Concussion Treatment

Why do people get concussions?

Common Causes of Concussions

Car accidents, falls and sports injuries are the most common ways people sustain concussions. Annually, around 10% of all athletes who play contact sports will sustain concussions. At Vidan Family Chiropractic, the athletes who we see getting concussed most often are girls lacrosse and soccer players and boys basketball and football players.

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Hitting the head during a fall

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Car accidents (hitting the head on the steering wheel)

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Sports injuries (helmet to the ground)

How we help

Evaluating Concussions

Evaluation & Diagnose

Your chiropractor will be able to see the signs of brain injury, determine if you have a concussion, and recommend proper treatment for recovery.

Manual & Gentle Adjustments

By adjusting the cervical spine, chiropractic care can alleviate some of the symptoms of concussion, like headaches and neck pain.

How can adjustments and lifestyle changes help?

Benefits of Chiropractics

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Diagnosis & Recovery

Understanding the severity of your concussion and the necessary steps to recovery will help you get back on the field.

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Reduce pain

Chiropractic adjustments can alleviate headaches and neck pain associated with concussions, so you can help more comfortably.

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Your chiropractor can give you recovery recommendations as well as tips on how to play your sport with less risk.