The UPMC Sports Medicine Concussion Program faculty and staff strive to make the treatment process as manageable as possible for all patients, but especially those who are traveling for their care. Discover why patients are traveling to Pittsburgh for concussion care.
The #RTtoReThink campaign will help us educate other patients and families about concussion by sharing interesting facts on social media.
Concussions are no day at the beach. Here are just a few ways we’ve seen it happen.
In 2012, Kayla sustained a concussion that almost ended her swimming career.
Getting a concussion can affect more than just a person’s status on their team’s roster or their ability to play a sport or work out. One of the hardest parts about having a concussion is dealing with the toll it plays on a student’s academic life.
Here are the basic symptoms of the six different trajectories (types) of concussions and their specific triggers (what can cause one to experience the symptom).
Danielle suffered from three concussions during middle school. Read more about her experience at the UPMC Sports Medicine Concussion Program.
UPMC Sports Medicine Concussion Fellows Paul Cohen, PsyD, and Jill Fleischer, PsyD, break down some of the most confusing concussion-related terminology.
Learn more about concussions from baseball, and read stories from professional players who received care at the UPMC Sports Medicine Concussion Program.
In October 2015, Taylor was in a serious car accident.
In June 2015, Sharon fell down a flight of steps while taking a shortcut through a parking lot on her way to work.