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The purpose of this guide is to provide one access point to current research and assessment tools on the diagnosis & treatment of concussions as well as resources we have within the Palmer Library.
The area of diagnosing and treating concussion is a highly debated and evolving science.
Concussion symptoms present in four catagories:
- physical symptoms (dizziness, headache)
- cognitive symptoms (difficulty concentrating or remembering)
- emotional/behavioral (depression, irritability)
- sleeping (drowsiness, or an inability to fall asleep)
It can occur with or without a loss of consciousness.
What's in this guide?
This concussion research guide contains specific information on different types of concussion and treatment methods. It is divided into the following topics or resources:
Michael J. Tunning, DC, ATC, MS
Michael J. Tunning, DC, ATC, MMEL
Assistant Professor, Diagnosis and Radiology Department
Palmer College of Chiropractic