What is MyGuide Concussion?
MyGuide Concussion website provides current best practice knowledge to help adults with concussion manage symptoms, develop skills and confidence to take action in their recovery and feel empowered to get back to their life after a concussion.
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Developed by a team of experienced clinicians and content experts, MyGuide Concussion provides a personalized guide for each user on:
- Introduction to common symptoms and concussion recovery basics
- Guidance for gradually returning to activities
- Strategies for becoming a self-manager
- Tips for navigating the health care system
How is MyGuide Concussion unique?
While there are a number of websites that provide concussion education, the MyGuide Concussion website was designed to fill a gap by providing customized materials that focus on evidence-based self-management strategies and actionable ways incorporate these strategies into daily life.
Additionally, many resources only focus on individuals with a new concussion diagnosis, however MyGuide serves individuals with a new diagnosis as well as those with prolonged symptoms following a concussion.
Based on user’s responses regarding concussion experience, symptoms, and topics of interest, the MyGuide Concussion website designs a tailor-made guide for the user. There is also an option to view all educational content in a catalogue format.
The website tracks users’ progress through the modules and allows users to resume where they’ve left off when they return to the website. For optimal user experience, the website was designed to reduce scrolling, and screen brightness and font size can be adjusted. To encourage pacing, users are reminded on the website to take breaks while using the content.
For more information and to access MyGuide: Concussion, please visit: https://concussion.vch.ca/
To find Concussion Rehab Services in your area, visit the Brainstreams Resource page.