An in-line hockey accident resulted in a concussion for Zeke. During his treatment, a preexisting issue with his eyesight was discovered. He’s now recovered from his concussion and has improved vision.
While playing defense on his high school’s football team, Idris was hit twice, and sustained a concussion. Worried he’d never play football again, he sought treatment at the UPMC Sports Medicine Concussion Program.
A sled riding accident in early 2017 left 12-year-old Charlie battling his third concussion. Learn how he traveled from New York to UPMC for treatment.
A snowball fight left Eli with a concussion that made him unable to finish the basketball season. The UPMC Sports Medicine Concussion Program helped him recover.
When two concussions benched Max, his dreams of playing professional baseball dwindled, until he met Dr. Collins and had a shot at the major leagues once again.
Now recovered from his own concussion, Brandon, a gym teacher, says he can better help and understand his students who go through the same thing.
While preparing for a Broadway show, Jeff had a serious fall that resulted in a concussion. His care at the UPMC Sports Medicine Concussion Program enabled him to recover so the show could go on.
Watch Chelsea explain her journey to recovery after sustaining a concussion during a soccer game.
Only 10 years old, Emily was facing severe depression brought on by her concussion. That’s when a mutual friend introduced her to Dale Earnhardt Jr., who recommended she go to the UPMC Sports Medicine Concussion Program.
Two years after Steve got concussed, he was still experiencing extreme mental fogginess and crying at unexplained times. He sought help at the UPMC Sports Medicine Concussion Program.