Concussion Rehabilitation

Concussions are serious injuries that can severely impact your memory and thought processes. If you get a concussion from a sports injury or other accident, post-concussive rehabilitation at Lehigh Valley Health Network (LVHN) helps you heal as quickly as possible while preventing further injury.

Any type of head injury, including a concussion, can profoundly affect your ability to live and work as you previously did. Concussion symptoms like dizziness, vertigo and difficulty processing thoughts are usually temporary but may last for a long time.

At LVHN, we recognize the importance of overcoming these symptoms. We help you heal and prevent further injury with our personalized post-concussion rehabilitation program.

concussion is a brain injury that affects how your brain functions. It’s possible to get a concussion as a result of an accident like a fall or if something shakes your head violently, like a car crash.

If you suffer from a concussion, you could experience changes in your ability to speak, hear, balance or even think.

Personalized concussion rehabilitation

We help you with a customized post-concussion rehabilitation plan that fits your particular needs. We develop your plan based on your concussion symptoms and your goals for treatment.

Our concussion specialists have many treatment options at their disposal. From physical therapy to speech-language pathology, they’ll use the right tools to help you overcome any difficulties caused by your concussion.

Concussion specialists

Your care team includes concussion specialists who receive extensive training in the management of this type of brain injury. Depending on your needs, your concussion treatment team may include:

  • Physicians
  • Certified registered nurse practitioners
  • Physical therapists
  • Occupational therapists
  • Speech-language pathologists