Our Concussion Management Program is an advanced approach to concussion rehabilitation guiding you safely back to full participation in activities of daily living, be it work, family life, or athletic activity.



A concussion is a traumatic brain injury caused by a direct or indirect blow or a jolt to the head, face, jaw, neck, or upper body.  A concussion can change the way your brain functions.  Just because you hit your head does not mean you have suffered a concussion, in fact even if you have a headache after hitting your head does not automatically mean you have a concussion.  

The effects of most concussions are usually temporary, symptoms can include:


  • Dizziness
  • Headaches
  • Visual changes
  • Balance difficulties
  • Motion sensitivity
  • Sleep disturbances
  • Nausea
  • Fatigue
  • Poor concentration

Other symptoms may include:


  • Memory changes
  • Confusion
  • Mood changes
  • Slurred speech

Every injury is different and every person can have different symptoms or severity of symptoms after a concussion.

At Guelph Rehab Centre our concussion management team of physiotherapists, chiropractors, and massage therapists are trained in concussion management and treatment.  We take a comprehensive approach to concussion management.

Neurocognitive testing includes:


  • Memory
  • Reaction Time
  • Attention Span
  • Problem-Solving

Physical Testing includes:


  • Balance
  • Visual function

Guelph Rehab Centre’s physiotherapists assess your injury and provide you with a strategy to aid in your rehabilitation.

These include:


  • Rest intervals
  • Manual therapy for associated symptoms
  • Active care for balance and coordination
  • Physical exertion testing

At Guelph Rehab Centre, our foundation of concussion management is:


  • Education
  • Prevention
  • Treatment
  • Management

Concussions are common from car accidents, contact sports, slips and falls, playground injuries, etc. This injury needs time, rest, and appropriate treatment interventions to heal properly. Most concussions are mild, and people typically have a full recovery.

Guelph Rehab Centre offers a comprehensive Concussion Management program with a team approach. Contact us today for more information.