Head Injuries & Sports Concussion

shutterstock 468738953The Center for Disease Control (CDC), estimates that each year over 20 million children and adults will suffer from concussions, mild traumatic brain injuries (TBI), or head trauma as a result of sports injury, falls, motor vehicle accidents and blunt force trauma. Head impact injuries cause disruption of participation in sports, work, and recreational or just everyday activities. Symptoms associated with head impact trauma may include: dizziness, nausea, blurred or double vision, imbalance, hypersensitivity to light, and cognitive impairment.

Audiologists at CSC-AIB serve as a resource for referring physicians, specialists, athletic trainers at school or professional sports teams. Through a comprehensive evaluation process, CSC-AIB will provide information regarding the patient’s status, progress, and ability to resume work or play. The evaluation protocols represent the most advanced evidence based studies available.