The Jacksonville Orthopaedic Institute Concussion Center
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The JOI Concussion Center is focused on diagnosis, management and facilitation of return to play or return to daily activity protocols with patients. Concussions are typically traumatic brain injuries that negatively affect brain functions. Often times concussions are resultant from sports or activities resulting in violent whipping of the head.
Should any of the following symptoms be present, then you may be suffering from a concussion:
- headaches and problems with concentration
- decreased balance and coordination
- sensitivity to light
- hindered sleeping patterns
- loss of memory
If you suspect a concussion, you should immediately seek the medical attention of a physician or medical professional.
JOI Concussion Center Medical Director
“For an athlete suffering from a concussion, it is important to seek the assistance of an appropriate health care provider who is knowledgeable with the management of concussions and their return to sport.”
–Dr. Michael Yorio
Jacksonville Jaguars Internal Medicine Physician and Internal Medicine/Sports Medicine Physician at the Jacksonville Orthopaedic Institute in Jacksonville, Florida.