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Programs & Specialties

Concussion Program

Concussion ProgramThere has been an alarming increase in concussions with 4 to 5 million concussions (also known as mild traumatic brain injury) reported occurring annually, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. At TIRR Memorial Hermann, we address the broad spectrum of concussions from multiple causes, such as falls or motor vehicle accidents, using a multidisciplinary approach that includes treatment for physical, cognitive, behavioral and emotional symptoms.

Effects from the Concussion Can Include:

  • Dizziness
  • Headache
  • Imbalance
  • Blurred vision
  • Ringing in the ears
  • Fatigue
  • Lack of energy
  • Difficulty concentrating
  • Difficulty with memory
  • Irritability
  • Sadness
  • Sleep disturbances

Concussion Treatment Strategies

Patients who suffer from any of the symptoms listed above can benefit from our highly specialized multidisciplinary team approach to improve their quality of life. Treatment strategies may include:

  • Vestibular and balance dysfunction evaluation and treatment
  • Progressive aerobic testing and intervention
  • Functional vision rehabilitation
  • Assistance with return to school and necessary accommodations
  • Cognitive evaluation and rehabilitation
  • Support for emotional difficulties
  • Specialized medical treatment such as medication management, injections for chronic headaches, and imaging studies evaluation, among others

The Concussion Program is supported by an interdisciplinary team of clinicians who specialize in treating this patient population. The treatment team may include:

  • Affiliated rehabilitation physician
  • Physical therapist
  • Speech-language pathologist
  • Occupational therapist
  • Neuropsychologist

Locations

TIRR Memorial Hermann Outpatient Rehabilitation at Sugar Land (birth and up)

1111 Highway 6, Suite 195
Sugar Land, TX 77479

TIRR Memorial Hermann - The Woodlands Outpatient Rehabilitation

920 Medical Plaza Drive, Suite 270
The Woodlands, TX 77380

Memorial Hermann Rehabilitation Hospital - Katy

21720 Kingsland Blvd., Suite 102
Katy, TX 77450

For Referrals or to Schedule an Appointment

Call 1 (800) 44-REHAB (73422) or fax to 713.797.5988.