Persistent Post-Concussion Syndrome

PERSISTENT Post-Concussion Syndrome

In the past, concussions were mainly confined to sports fields and arenas. Today we are seeing them as a common occurrence from non-sporting events, falls or motor vehicle collisions.

While protocols are fairly well established for acute concussions, managing the persistent signs and symptoms post concussion is still complex and hard to treat. As there are many variables to control, we really have to sift through some common denominators of headache and fatigue. The symptom overlap, mechanism of injury and pre-existing conditions make it more complicated – leading to struggles in day to day life.

Come and learn from the team of experts and clients themselves to enhance your knowledge of managing PERSISTENT Post-Concussion Syndrome.


Day 1 – Friday, September 21st (1:30 – 5:00pm)

1:30 – 2:30pm: Dr. Bryan Young, Neurologist, Grey Bruce Health Services Neurometabolic changes of concussion leading to CTE

2:45 – 3:45pm: Deepha Romuwalt PT, C/NDT, Proactive Physio Plus
Movement and Cognition: Is there an overlap?

4:00 – 5:00pm: Alysia Christiaen, Partner, Lerners LLP
Medical Records: Information on proper documenting, producing medical records, writing reports and privacy issues

Day 2 – Saturday Sept 22nd (8:30am – 5:00pm)

8:30 – 9:30am: Hear the client’s perspective: Journey through the persistent post-concussion (3 clients sharing their experience)

9:45 – 11:00am: Dr. Lesley Miller, Neuropsychologist, Brookside Psychologists
Neuropsychological Testing: Explaining what, how and why

11:00 – 12:30pm: Dr. Emile Roux, Otolaryngologist, Grey Bruce Health Services
Vestibular dysfunctions in persistent concussion syndrome

12:30 – 1:30pm: Lunch Hour

1:30 – 2:45pm: Dr. Kristen Robinson, Optometrist, Saugeen Shores Eye Care
Implication of the visual symptoms in persistent concussion syndrome

3:00 – 5:00pm: Elias Jones PT, FCAMPT
Persistent Pain Post-Concussion: from research to clinical application

Where, When and Cost:

This course is open to: PTs, OTs, RMTs, Kinesiologists, Athletic Therapists, Osteopaths, Chiropractors and rehab professionals.

September 21st and 22nd at Proactive Physio Plus
Registration Fee: $200 **Lunch Provided on Saturday**
Please call 519-371-7125 or email proactivephysioplus@gmail.com to register
Read about the speakers HERE.

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