Concussion Management

 

A concussion is an injury to the brain where force causes the brain to move within the skull. A person does not need to lose consciousness or have hit their head to suffer a concussion. All athletes and non-athletes, regardless of age, who are suspected of a concussion must stop playing in practice or competition immediately.

Tabeguache is a Credentialed Impact Consultant clinic. We offer ImPact baseline and post-injury tests and thorough interpretations of the results. 

Tabeguache Family and Sports Medicine works closely with School District 51 to ensure young people who suffer from a concussion are thoroughly examined before given medical clearance for sports.  Understanding the physical, cognitive and mental effects of a concussion, can help patients treat their concussion symptoms and properly manage their recovery.

The information on this page is provided in part by the Western Colorado Concussion Consortium. These resources are provided as a resource for concussion management and should be used for information only. This information is not intended to replace the advice of a professional medical exam or override the advice of your medical provider.

Concussions are often underestimated, ignored or go undiagnosed. If you think you have a concussion, please do not ignore the symptoms. If you have experienced a severe impact or sudden and rapid acceleration to the head you should visit the ER for a medical examination.  

Mesa County Concussion Forms for Download

                                                                         

 

 

 

                                                                                

Tabeguache Family & Sports Medicine

3150 North 12th St., Grand Junction, CO 81506

Phone: (970)256-5201 Fax: 970-256-5202 

Office Hours: Monday-Friday 8am-5pm

For After-Hours Non-Emergencies:

DOCS ON CALL offers appointments days and evenings, 365 days a year. Call 255-1576 to schedule an appointment.