Clinical services

Following a concussion diagnosis, we offer early concussion care and persistent symptoms services to support recovery.

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Our early concussion care program

This program provides concussion services to children and youth (18 years and under) within 4 weeks of injury. Our concussion services utilize a holistic and individualized approach to supporting children and youth. Our team of physicians and nurse practitioners and allied health professionals provide physical, cognitive, and psychosocial assessments in combination with clinical expertise in concussion to support symptom management, return-to-school recommendations, and facilitate safe return-to-sport and leisure participation. This is a partially OHIP funded service, our allied health professionals may be covered by your health insurance.

To learn more about our early concussion care program please contact 416-425-6220 ext. 3119 or email concussion@hollandbloorview.ca.

Brain injury rehab team, outpatient concussion services

This program offers clinical consultation services for child and youth with persistent and complex concussion symptoms. If symptoms persist for longer than 4 weeks, and your child is unable to return to full workload at school or unable to return to sport and physical activity, a physician may refer them to these concussion services for consultation. All of these services are covered by OHIP, and may include: medical follow-up with a physician who is an expert in brain injury, neuropsychology, occupational therapy, physiotherapy, and social work. Services are individualized and depend on the client’s goals and priorities.

To learn more about persistent symptoms concussion services at Holland Bloorview please contact 416-425-6220 ext. 3239.