Patient Stories

Rethink Concussions

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.

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.

Shelagh | Toronto, Canada

When Shelagh experienced a concussion, she thought she would never teach again. Learn how she got her life back through treatment at the UPMC Sports Medicine Concussion Program.