Complete Concussion Management in Edmonton

Complete Concussion Management

Our complete concussion management program begins from the initial pre-season baseline testing to concussion treatment and rehabilitation. At Momentum Spine and Sports Physiotherapy Clinic, we are pleased to offer this program to patients and athletes in order to oversee their safe return to regular activities or sports.

Momentum Spine and Sports Physiotherapy Clinic is a proud clinic as well as a partnered CCMI practitioner that provides a complete Concussion Management™ Inc (CCMI) Partnership program. We value strong collaboration with your primary health care provider in order to manage concussions.

What is a Concussion?

A concussion is a condition used to describe brain injury due to the skull’s irregular movement (acceleration/deceleration). In most cases, it is caused by a large amount of impact on your body, causing a biochemical imbalance among your brain cells. This further leads to temporary energy deficit and low blood flow within the brain cell.

Common Symptoms of concussion

When a person has a concussion, some of the most noticeable signs are;

  • Nausea or vomiting
  • Balance problem
  • Headache
  • Loss of consciousness
  • Neck pain
  • Pressure in the head

Momentum Spine and Sports Physiotherapy Clinic concussion management services & strategies in line with CCMI practices.

As a partnered CCMI practitioner, our concussion programs are effective and beneficial to patients. Programs provided during concussion treatment include;

  • Vestibular, oculomotor, and cervical spine rehabilitation
  • Exertional testing for return-to-sport readiness. If underlying symptoms continue, threshold exercises are introduced
  • Pre-season baseline and post-injury or return-to-sport testing. These tests consist of neurocognitive, reaction time, visual procession, and balance aspects.
  • Educational sessions and resources

At the earlier stage of concussion, research suggests 24-48 hours of physical and cognitive rest depending on the relative symptoms and current condition.

According to the international consensus statement on concussion in sport (2018), after a short period, a patient should be recommended gradual activities that can enhance their mental and physical condition by a certified practitioner trained in concussion management.

Pre-Season Testing

Pre-season testing is a multimodal assessment performed using a series of cognitive and physical tests to observe the healthy state/function of the brain with an overview of any pre-injury.

The importance of these tests helps a CCMI specialist to have a proper insight to determine whether a patient sustained a concussion while comparing it with the established objective benchmark. Due to the fact that most baseline testing is not created equal, CCMI has specified the best evidence-based tool to guide a specialist to obtain a well-detailed, multimodal, and proven-baseline test.

Most patients tend to recover from symptoms within days to weeks before the brain heals completely. Through evidence-baseline information, it will help your specialist to make the necessary and safe decision before returning to regular activities

If you want to know more about baseline testing and its benefits to your condition, kindly contact us!!!

CCMI Concussion Tracker Smartphone Application

The CCMI Concussion Tracker smartphone application is designed to help young athletes to support decisions before return-to-sport after the occurrence of concussion. When a concussion occurs, the tracker notifies relevant stakeholders about the athlete’s condition in order to;

  • Report and track concussion
  • Proceed with immediate sideline assessments
  • Swift communication
  • Check and record the athlete’s recovery status and timeline
  • Scan and share medical documents
  • Track daily condition and recovery process
  • Store and access pre-session concussion assessment

You can visit the Google play store or app store to download the concussion track application for free today!!!

Momentum Spine and Sports Physiotherapy Clinic Concussion Service;

  • Intensive baseline testing
  • Educational and certificate programs for coaches and trainers
  • Concussion rehabilitation for reoccurring post-concussive symptoms
  • Acute concussion care and injury management.

CCMI Free Educational Resources

Having broad knowledge can help in situations like concussions. The earlier you know, the safer it is for you to manage this condition before proper assessment and treatment.  By downloading CCMI’s free educational resources, it increases your awareness about concussion management. To download these helpful resources click HERE.

The CCMI education resource comprises;

  • Concussion Handbook
  • Concussion code of conduct
  • Implementation Guide
  • Concussion infographics
  • Frequently asked questions (FAQs)

Ready to begin your concussion treatment today?

Contact Momentum Spine and Sports Physiotherapy Clinic. We have a CCMI specialist and certified concussion specialist who will educate you what is concussion management and guide you through the recovery process.

About Complete Concussion Management Inc

Complete Concussion Management Inc is a global concussion research institute with over 300 clinics providing complete concussion management services, comprising concussion diagnosis, management, and treatment service in five countries. CCMI adopt integrated healthcare technologies and evidence-based training programs to enhance their multidisciplinary teams’ capability in providing high-quality care to those suffering from concussion. The goal of CCMI is to improve awareness, prevention, management, and prognosis of concussions. They aim to ensure patients experiencing concussions have access to needed health care. Every technique and treatment provided to concussion victims are based on medical research and the latest approved approach in handling this condition. For more information about CCMI, visit

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