March 23, 2017: Public understanding of concussion risks has improved significantly in recent years, due in large part to increased media attention about head injuries in football.
And while many Americans now know to take concussion symptoms seriously, most probably don’t know what to expect when it comes to concussion treatment and management.
Treating concussions today is typically a collaborative effort, involving professionals from across health care settings.
In this episode of Move Forward Radio, physical therapist Jessica Schwartz—who has also been on the patient side of the concussion experience—shares what you need to know about concussions today, and how treatment is evolving.
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Physical therapist Jessica Schwartz, PT, DPT, specializes in orthopedics, and after spending a full year rehabilitating from a motor vehicle accident, is passionate about educating health care professionals on concussion identification, treatment, and management. She teaches through her blog, www.PT2Go.co, in academic medical settings and in a TED-style lecture series.