Who We Are

Concussion Nova Scotia is a group of healthcare professionals working to develop, adapt and implement guidelines and resources to assist with the diagnosis, education and management of individuals with concussion/mild Traumatic Brain Injury in Nova Scotia.

Terms & Conditions

The information provided on this website is intended to provide general information on concussions, and should be used for informational purposes only. The information on this website does not provide any medical diagnoses, symptom assessments, or medical opinions or advice for individuals. Please contact your health care provider for specific advice relating to you. Although the information on this page is reviewed by healthcare professionals, Concussion NS does not guarantee the accuracy, adequacy, or completeness of any information and is not responsible for any errors or omissions, or for the results obtained from the use of such information.

CNS (Concussion Nova Scotia) Advisory Committee Members: Dr. Kevin Gordon (Pediatric Neurologist), Dr. Simon Walling (Neurosurgeon), Dr. Brett Taylor (ER Physician), Dr. David Cudmore (Sports Medicine), Dr. Tina Atkinson (Sports Medicine), Dr. Erica Baker (Psychologist), Dr. Joan Backman (Psychologist), Natalie Thornley (OT), and Lynne Fenerty (RN)

Dr. Kevin Gordon chairs the CNS committee at large which meets once a year to share relevant updates regarding concussion care in NS.

CNS Website subcommittee: Lynne Fenerty, Dr. Erica Baker, Dr. Joan Backman and Dr. Tina Atkinson.

In our continual effort to make this website resource informative and educational, we welcome your feedback and will take all suggestions under advisement. Please send your comments to info@concussionns.com

About Concussion

Learn what a concussion is and know what symptoms to look for

Concussion Management

View the guidelines and steps required to treat a concussion