Everyone’s experience after a concussion is different. Symptoms of a concussion can be physical, mental, behavioural and/or emotional. Some symptoms happen right after the injury to the brain. Some can develop or get worse over time. These are known as persistent symptoms. Eighty per cent of people with a concussion fully recover; twenty per cent have on-going symptoms.
If you have been diagnosed with a concussion and have on-going symptoms, you are not alone. Parkwood Institute's Acquired Brain Injury programs and services provide strategies to help patients get back to life and focus on: