The mysteries of concussions are as great as the debts of the brain itself; however, much scientific research and studies have been done to shed some light on these previously uncharted waters.
In 2012, the CDC estimated 329,290 children, age 19 and under, were treated in emergency medical departments for concussions, or mild traumatic brain injuries, also known as, MTBI. In 2015, a Harris Poll finds that nearly 90% of Americans cannot correctly identify, nor define a concussion and are not aware of, or are familiar with, the post-concussion You are not alone. Hundreds of thousands of people have faced concussions and TBI’s. There is a community, a family and a network of support here for you!
With such astronomically high statistics, we can no longer afford to be un-educated and un-prepared in the face of concussions.
TBI’s including concussions are the number one cause of unintentional death and disability among children. They rob professional athletes of their livelihood, and their footprints torment our heroes and veterans of war.
The Complete Concussion Protocol is your guide from “Impact to Recovery”. The first 48 hours following a concussion are crucial in determining the impact and long term effects on the concussed individual. No concussion or TBI are the same. They are as unique as their victims. The Complete Concussion Protocol is supported by cutting edge research, describing, what you don’t know about concussions, and metabolic upset including the neurological cascade that follows during the first 48 hours. Through simple explanations and supported by medical research, The Complete Concussion Protocol will walk you through the concussion journey from the initial impact through the recovery stages. In section one, you will learn what to do and what not to do in the “First 48 hours” following a concussion.
- How to identify concussions and post -concussion syndrome, what tests doctors use to diagnose a concussion and Post-Concussion Syndrome.
- You will be provided with a step by step symptom tracker and plan for safe recovery.
- You will learn how to eat to help the brain heal after a concussion, including food lists itemizing what to eat and what not to eat to best aid in brain health.
- In section three, “The Aftermath” you will receive a personalized reintegration plan; including emotional healing, how to work with educators and employers, and the creation of your personalized concussion protocol plan.
This book utilizes helpful links, PDF documents with instructions to walk you through the planning and recovery stages. The brain health recommendations and reintegration program techniques were developed to include our veteran heroes and to help support their efforts in recovery from PTSD.
This concussion recovery system is your guide through the entire concussion recovery process, from impact to recovery.
It’s important to not get over whelmed, stressed out or to give up. Remain patient and persistent while you learn what works best, this will help ensure your success through this program. Remember, no two concussions are ever the same,even in the same individual, and everyone’s personal experience will be different. This plan is designed to help you create a system that works best for you and your situation.