Concussions in children can have long-lasting effects on their physical, cognitive, and emotional well-being. It is crucial to identify and treat concussions promptly to prevent further injury and complications. However, diagnosing concussions in children can be challenging, as they may not always exhibit obvious symptoms or may have difficulty articulating their experiences.
Our concussion assessment services are designed to address the complex nature of concussions in a child and provide a comprehensive evaluation of the patient’s condition. We understand that concussions can have a wide range of symptoms and effects, and our goal is to accurately assess and diagnose symptoms of a concussion in a child to ensure proper treatment and support.
We can monitor and address any potential complications or lingering symptoms, such as headaches, dizziness, or cognitive difficulties. We can also provide guidance on when it is safe for the child to return to physical activities, preventing further injury.
At Little Spurs Pediatric Urgent Care, we are proud to offer concussion assessments with Oculogica’s EyeBOX. For children 5 years old and up, this four minute test tracks your child’s eye movements to determine whether or not they have a concussion. This test will be accompanied by one of our pediatric specialists examination to confirm the diagnosis.
This tool will be offered at select Little Spurs Pediatric Urgent Care locations. You can be seen for an EyeBOX assessment at the following locations:
- San Antonio: 11398 Bandera Rd, Suite 201, San Antonio, TX 78250
- Dallas: 2330 Gus Thomasson Rd, Dallas, TX 75228
Be seen at Little Spurs if:
- Mild vomiting
- Mild headache
Go to the emergency room if:
- Uncontrolled vomiting
- Worsening headache
- Prolonged unconsciousness