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Neurology: Neurologic Rehabilitation – Concussion Clinic

A variety of injuries can cause a mild to moderate concussion: accident, sports contact, or a fall. Different symptoms can occur following the injury. Most improve over a short period of time, but other may persist for weeks to months.

Patients are seen at the Center for Advanced Medicine.

FOR AN APPOINTMENT, CALL:  (314) 362-4503

Faculty at staff that see patients at the Concussion Clinic include:

David Brody, MD, PhD
Alexandre R. Carter, MD, PhD
Maurizio Corbetta, MD
Robert Fucetola, PhD
Sindhu Saji Jacob, MD
Nicole Werner, PhD
Martin B. Wice, MD    
Kathy Dolan, OTR/L

The most common symptoms following a mild to moderate concussion are:

  • Dizziness
  • Feeling depressed
  • Fatigue
  • Headaches
  • Forgetfulness
  • Sleep disturbance
  • Poor concentration
  • Irritability and frustration
  • Noise sensitivity
  • Decreased alcohol tolerance
  • Blurred or double vision
  • Anxiety
  • Light sensitivity
  • Nausea and/or vomiting

If symptoms persist or become worse, or significantly interfere with daily activities, therapy may be helpful. Patients should have their primary care physician or specialist submit medical records, along with appropriate referral form, to the Concussion Clinic.

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