Concussion therapy session at Vancity Physio, a physiotherapy clinic located in Vancouver, British Columbia.

Concussion Physiotherapy

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Concussion injuries cause a change in normal brain function as a result of exposure to force. Concussion injuries are common in most car accident claims and sports injuries. While most concussion symptoms resolve within 1-2 weeks, some people continue to experience persistent symptoms over time. This is often referred to as post-concussion syndrome. Our expert physiotherapists can help you overcome concussion-related injuries and ensure you’re on your way to resuming regular activities.


Concussions usually occur after trauma to the head but they can also happen when the head is shaken, such as during whiplash in a car accident. Common symptoms of concussion injuries include headaches, dizziness, neck pain, trouble sleeping, light sensitivity, nausea, and brain fog. Post-concussion syndrome relates to concussion symptoms that persist past 7-10 days after injury. Concussion therapy can help alleviate symptoms of concussions and post-concussion syndrome and improve your chances of a full recovery. If you’ve recently been in a car accident, suffered a sports injury, or received any blunt trauma to the head, you should contact your physiotherapist about post-concussion therapy. 

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Our physiotherapists can help you recover from concussion symptoms by strengthening your neck muscles through various vestibular exercises and stretching. We will also work on vision, balance, and spine therapy testing to ensure your body is supported on its way to recovery. Manual therapy will ensure the joints are moving well and myofascial release techniques may also be used to ensure good mobility of the surrounding soft tissue. All treatment plans will be tailored to the individual depending on the severity and scope of the condition.


Your treatment will begin with an in-depth assessment of your concussion and related symptoms. Once the root issue is determined, our physiotherapists will create a recovery program tailored to your needs. Treatment may include manual therapy, Myofascial release, balance assessment and training, ocular reflex training, exercise therapy, and more.


Depending on the severity and cause of your concussion, you may want to begin treatment right away. Talk to your physiotherapist about your injury and they can help you create an action plan for recovery. If your concussion was a result of a car accident, you should get all necessary ICBC approval before beginning your sessions. Immediately after your injury, rest your brain and avoid high-stimulation activities. Drink lots of water, rest, and give your brain time to recover.


You may feel some dizziness directly after your concussion therapy session. This is normal and should not concern you. If symptoms persist, contact your physiotherapist or doctor for advice.

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Initial Assessment - $120
Follow Up Session - $100
Follow Up Session (Extended)- $135

To book, please select Clinical Physiotherapy from our online booking platform. To maximize your session’s value, and take advantage of our diverse treatment options, fees are inclusive of all treatments used during your session. Your physiotherapist will work with you to help assess which treatments will be most beneficial during your visit.

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Vancity Physio has played a pivotal role in my journey to healing my back after a car accident in 2017. Their positive attitude and ability to build instant rapport with each of his clients constantly amazes me.

Their dedication to solving the mystery behind my injury and constant support in advocating for my health has been a necessary component to the success I've had treating this injury.

I trust Vancity Physio fully with this injury and I will undoubtedly be visiting any time I need to see a physiotherapist in the future. Do yourself a favour and book in now!

— Gabrielle D.
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I attribute my personal physical success to Vancity Physio's knowledge, personality, and example. Not only did Vancity Physio help me to reach my personal physical goals, but they also empowered me with the knowledge of a healthier lifestyle which has allowed me to greatly surpass those goals.

— Matt S.
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I wanted to take a moment to write you a note of gratitude for your time and efforts during my recovery. Your attitude, depth of knowledge, and commitment really helped me through one of the roughest times in my life.

— M. Goddard
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