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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.  

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
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