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Concussion Clinic Vancouver

A concussion is an injury to the brain that can happen with or without a blow to the head. Most concussions resolve within 1-4 weeks, although some people can experience persistent symptoms after this amount of time. Common symptoms are headache, neck pain, fatigue , dizziness, feeling “in a fog” and sleep disturbances. Physiotherapy can be extremely useful in improving concussion symptoms and allowing the person to resume regular physical activities.

An initial concussion assessment is usually 45-60 minutes and is performed to identify and prioritize symptoms related to a concussion. The physical assessment may include testing of the head, eyes, neck, balance, and/or vestibular system. Treatment is based on assessment findings and will include a combination of education and graded exercise, along with manual therapy, vestibular rehabilitation, oculomotor retraining or acupuncture as required.

Benefits of Concussion Rehabilitation

  • Fast concussion recovery
  • Reduced neck pain
  • Reduced headaches and dizziness
  • Improved balance
  • Improvement of vision symptoms
  • Healthy brain function
  • Improved physiological function through graded aerobic exercise
  • Concussion awareness and future concussion prevention

In some cases, it is possible that a comprehensive initial assessment may aggravate symptoms of a concussion or vestibular disorder, so we recommend that you arrange to have someone ensure your safe transportation following the session.


  • Initial visit – $145
  • Extended initial visit – $185
  • Subsequent visit – $100
  • Extended subsequent visit – $145

We offer two time lengths for comprehensive assessments for Concussion Rehabilitation. This is to give you the flexibility for booking according to your individual needs.

You also have the option of a subsequent visit or an extended subsequent visit, depending on the time your therapist determines is best suited for you following your initial assessment.

FAQ Section

When a person has sustained a head injury, it is important to refer them to a concussion clinic as soon as possible. This is because the symptoms of a concussion can vary greatly and may not be immediately apparent. A concussion clinic has healthcare professionals who can provide an accurate diagnosis and treatment plan that will help the individual recover quickly and safely. Post – Concussion symptoms that should prompt referral to a concussion clinic include headache, dizziness, confusion, difficulty concentrating, and memory issues.

At a concussion clinic, the individual will undergo an initial assessment that includes a physical examination and neurological testing. The physical exam may include testing of the head, eyes, neck, balance, and/or vestibular system. Neurological testing may include cognitive tests to assess memory and concentration. Depending on the results of the assessment, the individual may be referred for further diagnostic imaging or laboratory tests. Following the initial assessment, treatment of concussion may include education, planning and pacing guidance to reduce daily fatigue , graded exercise, manual therapy, vestibular rehabilitation, oculomotor retraining or acupuncture.

Treloar Physiotherapy Clinic offers a wide variety of treatment plans in Vancouver, British Columbia. These include manual therapy, individualized exercise programs, pelvic floor physiotherapy, acupuncture treatments, physiotherapy treatment, concussion care and virtual care. If you have any of the following common conditions be sure to book an appointment for a complete physical assessment:

  • Knee Pain and Knee Injuries
  • Neck Pain
  • Joint issues
  • Musculoskeletal injuries
  • Severe pain management
  • Traumatic brain injury
  • Motor vehicle accident
  • Acute concussion injuries
  • Pelvic pain
  • Chronic injuries