Dr. Rae Teixeira, a Canadian new grad optometrist, shares her personal concussion experience with us. She describes the traumatic event, the initial and residual symptoms, and what therapeutic treatments she tried in an attempt to feel like herself again.
You can also listen to Episode 10 of the Four Eyes podcast, Concussion Management in Primary Care, for more information on how to better care for concussion patients in your optometry practice.
Learn more about Dr. Teixeira’s story on her Instagram @dr.raetxr and visit the following links to learn more about concussion:
1. Neuro-Optometric Rehabilitation Association (NORA): https://noravisionrehab.org/
2. Concussion Alliance: https://www.concussionalliance.org/
3. Ontario Brain Injury Association: https://obia.ca/