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.
Leading U.S. experts have published a paper stating that concussions are treatable but more research is needed.
Colin sustained a concussion while wrestling. Read more about his story.
Jarrod sustained a concussion while playing hockey. Read more about his story.
ImPACT, a neurocognitive concussion management tool that provides a baseline for normal functioning brain activities, has received de novo clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA).
Learn more about UPMC Sports Medicine Concussion Program
The symposium, to be held this October, will combine UPMC’s concussion expertise with the highly regarded Bon Secours Health System to share best practices related to concussion treatment.
Research is a core component of the UPMC Sports Medicine Concussion Program. Director of Research, Anthony Kontos, PhD, leads the collective study efforts.
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.