Category: Vision and Concussion

 

Dizziness and vertigo are some of the most common symptoms in post concussion syndrome, or after someone has had a brain injury.  The injury to the brain causes a disruption of how the brain is processing information about the environment, and how the brain understands the body’s position within the environment. First let’s break down […]

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It’s another Thursday afternoon in as I sit down with a young woman in her twenties and her mother.  Katie (not her real name) had been referred by Bernard Tonks, one of the top physiotherapists in the area of dizziness and vestibular function.  She then opens up that she’s had ongoing dizziness every single day […]

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Susan tried vestibular rehabilitation to address vertigo with little progress. Vision therapy provided insight. I was diagnosed with disequilibrium and vestibular/ vision mismatch last fall. It was so debilitating that I was unable to work. I was almost constantly dizzy, nauseated, and anxious. I was unable to concentrate and had frequent headaches whenever I tried […]

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In grade 6, Sandra’s son suffered a serious concussion. Vision therapy helped him regain balance. My son (grade 6 student) commenced treatment with Dr McCrodan after suffering a serious concussion accident.  He also had been diagnosed with dyslexia and the combination of the concussion accident had left him with no balance, memory loss and a […]

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Robyn’s concussion left her disoriented and exhausted. Vision therapy helped her escape a state of limbo. In February 2015 I suffered a serious concussion that left me disoriented, nauseous, dizzy and exhausted. I was unable to work at my job as an editor. I went from working 12-hour days to lying on the couch with […]

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Ergoptics and Vision Therapy I had never had a concussion before ­ I felt confused, foggy headed, forgetful, incredibly tired, couldn’t concentrate on the simplest tasks, had headaches every day, and basically stayed in bed most of the time. I lived in ‘sick mode’ and couldn’t see my way out. When I tried to go […]

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Alexandra suffered severe headaches that halted her work performance and ability to care for her children. Two years ago I became unwell.  It started as dizziness and progressed very rapidly to a host of symptoms including nausea, crippling headaches, disorientation, stuttering, vertigo, and complete exhaustion.  I spent a fair amount of time in doctors’ offices, […]

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