RCRC is pleased to announce that we are now an official Complete Concussion Management™ clinic. As concussions have become the focus for both professional and amateur athletes around the world, we at the Renfrew Chiropractic & Rehabilitation Centre wanted to be at the forefront of concussion diagnosis, management, and rehabilitation.  With our collaboration and education through Complete Concussion Management we now offer the very best in research-proven concussion treatments and rehabilitation. 

RCRC is pleased to announce that we are now an official Complete Concussion Management™ clinic. As concussions have become the focus for both professional and amateur athletes around the world, we at the Renfrew Chiropractic & Rehabilitation Centre wanted to be at the forefront of concussion diagnosis, management, and rehabilitation.  With our collaboration and education through Complete Concussion Management we now offer the very best in research-proven concussion treatments and rehabilitation. 

WHAT IS A CONCUSSION?

A concussion is a brain injury caused by acceleration or deceleration of the brain within the skull following a significant impact to the head or elsewhere on the body. The impact causes a biochemical imbalance within the brain cells, resulting in decreased blood flow and temporary energy deficits within the brain. Symptoms may include loss of consciousness, headache, pressure in the head, neck pain, nausea or vomiting, dizziness, or balance problems, among others.

 
 

Concussion Treatment:

 
 

Baseline Testing:

Baseline testing is a series of physical and cognitive tests that provides a pre-injury overview of healthy brain function. These tests can offer healthcare practitioners with an objective benchmark on which to compare should a patient sustain a concussion. 

As concussion symptoms often disappear days to weeks before the brain has recovered, having valuable baseline information may help practitioners to make safer return to play decisions.

A baseline test takes about 20 to 30 minutes per patient. Book your baseline test at a recognized CCMI clinic here

Concussion Tracker Smartphone Application: 

Patients can view baseline test results, find recognized CCMI clinics, learn recovery tips and receive prescribed rehab exercises through the free Concussion Tracker App. Coaches, trainers and teachers can administer an assessment of a suspected concussion, report the injury into a CCMI clinic, and track patient recovery. The app supports safe return to learn, work and play by allowing for seamless communication between sports teams, schools, parents and healthcare practitioners.
 
Download the Concussion Tracker App here!

Complete Concussion Management Network:

The CCMI network of recognized clinics provide standardized, evidence-based concussion care to those impacted by, or at risk for concussion. All recognized clinics and practitioners are connected through a secure Electronic Medical Record (EMR) system, allowing access to patient medical files. Through this integrative technology, patients can be confident that they will receive consistent, quality care at any CCMI clinic location.

For more information, visit www.completeconcussions.com.

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