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.
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). Cognitive/Fatigue – trouble with extended and/or intricate mental tasks Complex subject material Long days Post traumatic migraine – trouble with any changes to routine/[…]
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.
During his third day at football camp, Patrick, a senior in high school, was hit while engaging in a one-on-one blocking exercise.
Many signs and symptoms of concussion and depression overlap. Learn more in this infographic.
When dealing with a traumatic injury, it is critical to seek out a comprehensive evaluation that includes diagnostic measures for both concussion and PTSD