UPMC patients, including Dale Earnhardt Jr., joined ESPN’s Hannah Storm to discuss their personal concussion experiences.
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.
NASCAR driver Dale Earnhardt Jr. chose UPMC for concussion care after back-to-back crashes. Dale says, “The best decision I made was to go to UPMC.”
Recent research has revealed a correlation between concussions and abnormal menstruation patterns in adolescent and teenage females.
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.
Recent research has discovered a correlation between a family history of migraines and the probability of experiencing migraines after sustaining a concussion.
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.
Check out the highlights video from the 2017 Concussion Symposium cohosted by UPMC Sports Medicine and the Pittsburgh Steelers®.
Read about some important return to play decisions regarding when athletes can return from a concussion.
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.
Our therapists will address symptoms of dizziness and difficulty focusing and maintaining balance.
Let’s take a look at what symptoms and treatment methods are typically associated with each type of concussion.