Head Injuries

What Is a Vestibular Evaluation?

Dana Tress • March 23, 2020

Any physical therapy evaluation will follow a similar format. We will get information from you about the problem for which you are seeking treatment along...

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Why Is The Room Spinning?

Dana Tress • February 24, 2020

Imagine having a good night’s sleep. Your eyes pop open in the morning and you sit up in bed. That’s when everything goes wrong. You...

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What Is The Vestibular System, and What Does It Do?

Dana Tress • January 24, 2020

To put it simply, the vestibular system is part of your balance system, and is the “gravity detector”. It works in conjunction with your eyes...

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Returning to School and Sports Following a Concussion

Dana Tress • December 16, 2019

Helping your child return to their normal lives following a concussion can seem like an overwhelming task. Fortunately following a concussion, there is a recommended...

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Post-Concussion Syndrome (PCS)

Dana Tress • November 19, 2019

Most symptoms of concussion, mild traumatic brain injury, will resolve on their own in 7-10 days. When symptoms continue longer than that period of time,...

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The Variety Of Concussion Symptoms

Dana Tress • October 17, 2019

A concussion is a type of traumatic brain injury that can occur from either a bump, blow or jolt to the body or the head...

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Concussion. It's Just a Bruise, Right?

Dana Tress • September 24, 2019

Until more recently, it was thought that a concussion was nothing more than a bruise to the brain. That when someone struck their head too...

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What is BPPV?

Dana Tress • January 27, 2019

When a patient comes in to the clinic because of “dizziness,” one of the most common symptoms that are reported is that the person rolled...

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Kids Get Headaches Too

Dana Tress • August 21, 2017

Do you ever hear your child complain that their head hurts? Once we rule out that they are not sick, we often dismiss a child’s...

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Concussions: Are Boys & Girls Equal?

Dana Tress • July 26, 2017

When we compare girls and boys in the same sport, did you know that girls suffer from a higher rate of concussion than the boys...

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Work Giving You A Headache?

Dana Tress • July 10, 2017

Many people complain that their headaches start while at work. It is more than just coincidence that this phenomenon is, indeed, a staggering statistic when...

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