215 Sugartown Road, Wayne, PA 19087
We are the leader in post-concussion rehabilitation in The Main Line Philadelphia area. Provided by licensed physical therapists, our program helps address the symptoms of headache, dizziness, and neck pain amongst others. In addition, we help restore balance, aerobic conditioning, strength, and flexibility. Through vestibular rehabilitation, manual therapy, balance retraining, and aerobic exercise, we carefully guide the individual through their recovery and prepare them for return to play.
At Bounce Back Physical Therapy, we are part of a multi-disciplinary team that is involved in post-concussion evaluation and treatment of children, adolescents, and adults. Often, the patient is referred to us after having been evaluated by the appropriate medical physician.
What is a Concussion? What are the symptoms of concussion? Visit the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to learn the answers to these questions and more.
Baseline testing for athletes helps determine baseline Neuro-cognitive and Neuro-physical values. Each of these areas can become impaired after an athlete sustains a concussion. Baseline measurements are compared with post-concussion measurements to help determine the severity of the concussion and to help determine an appropriate return to play timeline. In addition, each athlete receives important and valuable concussion education.
Post-Concussion Neuro-Cognitive Testing
Assesses an individual’s memory, mental speed and other cognitive functions. Doctors perform the imPACT test as our choice of baseline testing and post-concussion testing. The imPACT test has been thoroughly researched and verified for validity and reliability. The imPACT is a tool that helps establish any changes that may occur after an injury. Keep in mind, that it is only a tool and a licensed physical therapist will perform a thorough evaluation and refer to a physician as indicated. The King-Devick Test. The King-Devick Test can capture impairment of eye movements, attention, language, and other areas that correlate with suboptimal brain function and predict worse outcomes in concussion.
Post-Concussion Neuro-Physical Testing
Our mission is to advance outcomes-based patient care with practical and sustainable medical grade mobile diagnostics.
We utilize the most current research and tested evaluations to help the way athletes and patients are monitored for signs of musculoskeletal, neurological and vestibular dysfunction.
Assesses an individual’s muscles and joints for proper range of motion, strength, and flexibility. Identifies any areas of impairment to help reduce risk of physical injury. Specific focus is paid to neck muscle strength and flexibility.
Assesses an individual’s oculomotor (eye) function. Proper oculomotor function is needed for balance, hand-eye coordination and reaction time.
Physical therapy is covered by most major insurance programs
After a patient has completed their course of therapy we ask them if they would like to share their experiences with us while in our care. We would like to share some of these Success Stories with you.