Category Archives: Concussion

Treatment and care for concussion and head injuries

A concussion or head injury can result in serious complications if a patient is not properly diagnosed and treated by a professional. When a concussion occurs, often by trauma to the head or body, the normal functions of the brain are disrupted, resulting in physical and cognitive concerns. Additionally, patients with a concussion may also […]

  • Posted on: Jan 15 2021
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What is a concussion and how do you handle one?

After a serious injury, such as a sports injury, car accident, or even a slip on the ice, individuals need to be aware of the signs and symptoms of a concussion. Concussions are head injuries that can occur to individuals of any age. It is idea that everyone is aware of the symptoms of a […]

  • Posted on: Oct 15 2020
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When should I worry about a concussion?

While most patients who experience a concussion or injury to the head will often recover with proper care, many patients in the area of Long Island may specifically be worried about what to look for as a more serious problem. When should rest and recovery be recommended over more serious intervention? When is a traumatic […]

  • Posted on: May 30 2020
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What to do if you suspect a concussion

If you have experienced a head injury, it is important that you ensure that you have not suffered from a concussion. A concussion is best described as a brain injury that can occur when the head has been hit with excessive force. The condition may appear immediately or over time, depending on the severity of […]

  • Posted on: Feb 14 2020
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Do Helmets Truly Prevent Concussions?

The team of Orthopedic Associates of Long Island provide patients in the community with the information they need to know about injuries that can impact their body. One common concern is that of concussions. Concussions are injuries that impact the brain’s function. These can be serious and should not be taken lightly. We have many […]

  • Posted on: Aug 15 2019
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