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Sports & Concussions – What Are The Dangers?

item slot number wow karlsruhe casino rr poker hello tatti poker name blackjack dealer jobs fargo nd silversands online casino euro online casino spiele paypalConcussions are one of the top concerns of athletes, and justifiably so. Medical professionals have classified concussions as “mild traumatic brain injuries,” which are caused by a blow, bump, or jolt...

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How to Tell If You Have a Concussion

It’s highly possible that you’ve hit your head pretty hard at some point in your life, whether it was due to a fall, car accident, daily activity, or it was sports related. You don’t always receive a ...

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What Is a Neurologist & How Can They Help Your Concussion

In the past years, the initial treatment for a concussion was to rest and avoid bright lights. However, as the medical industry continues to evolve, new practices for treating concussions have risen. ...

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The Long-Term Effects of Repeated Concussions

Many of us have likely received a concussion in our lifetime, whether it was caused by a fall, playing sports, or a car accident. Once we’ve experienced a concussion, we become more susceptible to fur...

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What Is Vestibular Rehabilitation? How Does It Help?

Many people are not that familiar with the human vestibular system. Perhaps you have heard of it but aren’t fully sure what it is or how it works?  Many of us have no idea what the vestibular sy...

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4 Benefits of Auditory Therapy for People with Balance Issues

Have you been feeling dizzy? Does the room as if it is spinning or moving – even though you’re standing still? These sensations you’re feeling could be due to a balance disorder. Balance disorde...

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What’s the Difference Between a Grade 2 Concussion & a Grade 3 Concussion? 

  Concussions should not be taken lightly.  These Traumatic Brain Injuries (TBI’s) are the result of violent jolts or blows to the head that can result in serious consequences.  When a conc...

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Are Some Types of Concussions Worse than Others?

A concussion is a mild Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) that can result in a wide array of symptoms. But are some concussions worse than others? Our Ottawa concussion experts here to shed light on the t...

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How Dystonia Affects People & How We Treat It

Dystonia is an unpleasant condition defined by involuntary muscle contractions that cause abnormal posture or slow repetitive movements. Although some types of dystonia are genetic, the cause of the ...

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Ask The Expert With Dr. Eric Guillemette

Our very own Dr. Eric Guillemette was recently featured in CTV Ottawa Morning Live’s Ask The Expert segment. Dr. Guillemette talks about concussions and the treatments offered at Broadview Spine...