The Ontario Neurotrauma Foundation (ONF) continues to work towards raising awareness about the care you should receive after a concussion. We are committed to helping you get the right care, delivered at the right time, by the right provider. No one type of healthcare provider can treat all your symptoms. This means you might need to see different providers to help you with each of your symptoms after a concussion. Each type of healthcare provider is trained and qualified to do different things and should only provide care based on their training and the rules of their profession. It is important that your healthcare provider has the right training and experience working with people with concussion. You should ask each of your providers how they will develop your treatment plan, how will they assess if the treatment is working and how long they think you will need treatment.
Our Concussion Healthcare and Treatment (CHaT) Videos give a brief and general overview of the different types of healthcare providers involved in concussion care. They are based on ONF’s Guideline for Concussion/Mild Traumatic Brain Injury & Prolonged Symptoms, 3rd Edition for Adults 18+ years (2018) and Standards for Post-Concussion Care (2017). By watching these videos, you will learn more about what each provider does, which symptoms a provider with their training can help you manage, and what other healthcare professionals they work with and/or refer to.
CHaT Video Library
Pediatric Sports Medicine Physician
Stay tuned for new videos coming soon!
- Vestibular therapist
- Social worker…. and many more!