ReThink Concussions | Pittsburgh, PA

HeadsUP Pittsburgh Partnership

“HeadsUP Pittsburgh is a partnership between UPMC Sports Medicine and the Pittsburgh Penguins Foundation to offer baseline concussion testing, as well as educational programs, to athletes in every major sport, cheerleading, dance, and countless other physical activities. In 2020, the tenth year of the HeadsUP Pittsburgh program, we are offering baseline concussion testing for athletes 10+ from Monday, June 29th through Friday, July 31st at Pittsburgh, Cranberry Township, and Erie locations.”

Emma | Ohio

Determined to get back to her normal dancer life, Emma was committed to her rehabilitation after concussion. Learn how her father’s knowledge of a well-known patient’s concussion treatment led Emma and her family to the UPMC Sports Medicine Concussion Program.

Anya | Lancaster, NY

An active soccer player for much of her life, collegiate athlete Anya’s world was changed when she sustained three concussions within a few short years. Learn how Anya overcame her concussion symptoms with an active treatment plan from the experts at the UPMC Sports Medicine Concussion Program.

Sidelined By Concussion: Rethinking The Restful Approach To Recovery

Among the many challenges to providing proper post-concussion assessment and treatment, such as a lack of biomarkers for concussion, no imaging techniques to fully diagnose the injury, and the numerous “neuro-mythologies” surrounding it, one of the hardest hurdles to overcome is debunking the myths surrounding concussion. And what is the[…]

Karen | Norfolk, Virginia

After sustaining a concussion from a fall down the stairs, Karen worried that she may never be well enough to have fun with her grandchildren again. Learn how Karen overcame her intense symptoms with help from the experts at the UPMC Sports Medicine Concussion Program.

Walter | Toronto, Canada

A family vacation led to Walter experiencing a concussion after bumping his head. Learn how Walter overcame his concussion symptoms with the help of the experts at the UPMC Sports Medicine Concussion Program.