Concussion Management


Caleb Kemp, Doctor of Physical Therapy, he is the ONLY ImPACT certified Concussion Rehabilitation Specialist in Hamilton, MT. Catalyst Physical Therapy now offers pre and post concussion assessments and provides a plan of care for the treatment of concussions.


Concussion is not limited to trauma to the head or neck but is a form of mild traumatic brain injury (MTBI) which may manifest in multiple clinical presentations.


Symptoms May Include:

  • Academic Difficulties

  • Anxiety

  • Changes in Sleep Patterns

  • Difficulty with concentrating, remembering, and reading

  • Dizziness

  • Emotional Changes

  • Fatigue

  • Fogginess

  • Headaches

  •  Increased Symptoms with Physical Activity

  • Nausea

  •  Sensitivity to light, noise, and busy environment

  •  Vision changes


Physical Therapy Examination and Assessment is Focused On:

  • ​Neurocognitive Deficits ( Dizziness, Headaches, Difficulty focusing)

  • Ocular-Motor Deficits (Poor coordination, Nausea, Vertigo) 

  • Physical Exertion and Associated Symptoms

  • Vestibular Deficits (Blurred vision, Feeling off balance, Disorientation)

      Rehabilitation Interventions May Include:

  • Balance Interventions

  • Cardiovascular Activities 

  • Cervical Spine Mobilizations and Proprioception Treatment

  • Sleep Behavior Management

  • Vestibular Activities

  • Vision Exercises

  • Symptom Threshold Monitored Exertion

  • Strengthening and Endurance Exercises for the Cervical Spine


Contact us today if you or a loved one have been diagnosed with a concussion or are experiencing any of these symptoms and let Catalyst help get you back to your normal self!