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What is Post-Concussion Physiotherapy?

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What is Post-Concussion Physiotherapy?

Physiotherapy can play a vital role in recovery from a concussion. Post-concussion rehabilitation is a multi-disciplinary effort and physiotherapy can help through: exercise therapy, manual therapy, education and referral to other healthcare practitioners.  Physiotherapists are also trained in vestibular rehabilitation, which is usually necessary after a concussion.

All therapists have taken education in post-concussion rehabilitation as part of their university training,

Physio Roots attempts to identify clinics that have marketed themselves in post-concussion care.  Before booking an appointment, make sure the therapist is comfortable working with concussions.

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This article is not intended to be a literature review.  While some literature may be cited in some cases, this article should not be used as scientific-evidence of a treatment or service.  Please contact your physiotherapist or other appropriate health care provider to better understand the scientific literature supporting or refuting the use of a particular treatment.

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