What is Concussion?

Concussion is a mild traumatic brain injury, which causes temporary brain dysfunction without associated structural damage.

The majority of concussions are not associated with loss of consciousness. 

As the first private comprehensive clinic in Adelaide to manage concussion from sporting, work or school injuries it is the goal of the  Adelaide Concussion Clinic to educate and rehabilitate all patients suffering the effects of concussion. 

What are the symptoms of Concussion?

The most common and immediate signs of Concussion include;

  • Loss of consciousness

  • Headaches

  • Nausea and Vomiting

  • Confusion

  • Difficulty Concentrating

  • Fatigue

  • Dizziness and Balance Issues

  • Ringing in the ears

What to do if your Concussion symptoms become worse?

If you do have any of the following symptoms, please present to your nearest emergency department;

  • Repeated Vomiting

  • Seizure/Convulsion

  • Increased confusion or irritability

  • Weakness of tingling in the arms and legs

  • Deteriorating consciousness

  • Dilated or different sized pupils

Symptoms & Solutions

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