Continuing our physical therapy in concussion management series we’re moving on to the three areas of treatment. Today, we’re covering vision therapy for concussions.
Did you know 1/3 of patients dealing with concussions experience visual problems? This can include double or blurred vision, dizziness, and issues following a moving target. Axonal injury or blunt trauma to the visual control systems cause these symptoms. Physical therapists can detect visual problems by conducting the Vestibular-Ocular Motor Screening (VOMS). Once they know the issue they can use any of these 10 vision therapy techniques for concussions:
Tune in next week to learn how physical therapists help with vestibular rehab.
OTHER FLASH BRIEFINGS YOU MIGHT FIND HELPFUL: