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Our Concussion Treatment Program

At Sheltering Arms, we are dedicated to the comprehensive management and treatment of your concussion while providing individualized care. Our highly trained specialists and innovative concussion therapy technologies will quickly lead you down the road to recovery.

Pre-Injury Baseline Testing

See our Baseline FAQs Page for the latest evidence and recommendations regarding pre-injury assessments

Post-Injury Evaluation and Treatment

Due to the complexity of concussions, which can result in both physical and cognitive issues, our expert clinicians work together to create a customized treatment plan for each individual.

 

Inter-Disciplinary Concussion Treatments
  • Concussion Physical Therapy– Our physical therapists use their orthopedic and neuro vestibular expertise to address any musculoskeletal injuries or issues with balance, dizziness, and headaches.
  • Medical Psychology – Our medical psychologist helps with stress management, coping, and building resilience during a challenging time.
  • Speech Evaluation and Treatment – Our speech-language pathologists address difficulty with attention, memory, concentration, and organization.
  • Physician’s Clinic – Our physiatrists evaluate our patients first-hand, providing a thorough evaluation and medical insight. Any sleep disruption, chronic headaches, and musculoskeletal injuries will be managed when appropriate.
  • Industrial Rehab – For work-related injuries, our physical therapists can create a job specific program to allow patients to build up tolerance and return to work.
Sheltering Arms Concussion Treatment Goals
  1. Return to Learn – To ensure a successful integration back to school and learning!
  2. Return to Play – To build a recovery plan tailored to each individual’s sport or activity!
  3. Return to Work – To create a safe transition back to work!

What is a Concussion?

A concussion is a mild traumatic brain injury (TBI) that can occur from a direct bump or blow to the head, or a hit to the body that indirectly shakes the head. A concussion can produce symptoms that last anywhere from a few hours to a few months.

Concussions most often occur during a fall, car accident, or full-contact sport like football or boxing. If you suspect you or a loved one has experienced a concussion, reach out to a concussion expert immediately!

Signs & Symptoms of a Concussion

  • Headache
  • Visual problems or blurred vision
  • Poor coordination or balance
  • Dizziness
  • Sensitivity to light or noise
  • Ringing in ears
  • Insomnia
  • Nausea
  • Slowed reaction time
  • Confusion
  • Loss of Memory
  • Difficulty Concentration
  • Fogginess

Be aware that you may also experience emotional symptoms. These may include increased sadness, irritability, and even nervousness.

Why Choose Our Concussion Care Program?

With over 130 years of caring for our community, we lead the way with our innovative physical therapy treatments. Our professional concussion therapists rehabilitate patients with the most up-to-date practices and are dedicated to helping people recover and get back to doing the things they love!

Find a Concussion Therapy Clinic Near You


Bon Air Center

Sheltering Arms Bon Air Center

206 Twinridge Lane
Richmond, VA 23235

General inquiries:
804-764-1000
Fitness / Pool:
804-764-5275


Reynolds Center

Reynolds Location Sheltering Arms Rehabilitation

6627 W. Broad Street
Richmond, VA 23230

General inquiries:
804-764-1000
Fitness:
804-764-5275


 


Make an Appointment with a Concussion Therapist or Ask a Question

If you have any questions about our concussion therapy programs or would like to schedule an appointment at one of our locations, contact us below or give us a call at 804-764-1000.


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