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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.
ImPACT® ( is the most widely used computerized neurocognitive evaluation tool. This scientifically validated evaluation was pioneered by experts at the UPMC Sports Medicine Concussion Program and aids in the diagnosis and management of a concussion.
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.
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[…]
After a blow to his left temple left him with a concussion, he found himself traveling far for his care.
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.
Learn how the experts at the UPMC Sports Medicine Concussion Program helped Walter overcome his concussion symptoms through an individualized treatment plan specific to his condition.
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.
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.
Emmett experienced a concussion after falling down the stairs. Learn more about his concussion treatment and what inspired him to overcome his condition.