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Concussion Program

St Joseph BVSM Concussion Program is a resource for patients, parents, schools, and healthcare providers. (What is a Concussion?)

We offer comprehensive care for children, adolescents (ages 12-19), and adults who have experienced a concussion or any symptoms or problems related to head injury (Concussion / TBI).  We work closely with our patients and their families, schools, and healthcare providers to manage recovery.  

Services:
Cognitive and psychological assessments using Computerized Neurocognitive Assessments (What is Neurocognitive testing?)
Formal assessment of balance and postural stability using BioSway technology.
    

Our Comprehensive Staff & Services available:

  • Neurology
  • Physical therapy
  • Occupational therapy 
  • Speech therapy
  • Athletic training
  • Psychology / counseling
  • Orthopedics / sports medicine

For Baseline Testing and Post-Concussion Care, call 979-731-2876

Signs and Symptoms of Head Injury

Emergency Signs

  • One pupil larger than the other
  • Excessive drowsiness or unconsciousness that cannot be awakened
  • A headache that gets worse and does not go away
  • Repeated vomiting or nausea
  • Slurred speech
  • Difficulty recognizing people or places
  • Convulsions or seizures
  • Increasing confusion, restlessness, or agitation
    Unusual behavior
  • Difficulty walking
  • Bleeding or drainage from the nose or ears

Physical Symptoms

  • Headache
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Balance problems
  • Dizziness
  • Blurred vision
  • Sensitivity to light or noise
  • Mental and physical fatigue
  • Numbness or tingling in limbs

Cognitive Symptoms

  • Mentally foggy
  • Feeling slowed down
  • Feeling “in a fog”
  • Feeling “dazed”
  • Trouble concentrating
  • Trouble remembering

Emotional/Sleep Symptoms

  • Irritability / grumpiness
  • Sadness / depressed
  • More emotional than usual
  • Nervous or anxious
  • Increased drowsiness
  • Sleeping less than usual
  • Sleeping more than usual
  • Difficulty falling asleep

If any of the signs or symptoms above are reported after a blow to the head, neck, or chest, you may need to be evaluated by a medical professional trained in Concussion Management.

St. Joseph Brazos Valley Sports Medicine
2803 Earl Rudder Frwy, Suite 102
College Station, TX 77845
Phone: (979) 731-2876
Additional Location Information and Maps available here.

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