No two treatment programs are alike — because no two people are alike.
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.
Learn the importance of understanding the frequency and risks of concussions in older adults.
UPMC was one of five grant recipients to receive funding from The Chuck Noll Foundation For Brain Injury Research.
In 2017, faculty and fellows from the UPMC Sports Medicine Concussion Program published more than 35 clinical research papers on concussion. Learn about some of these significant studies.
Helmets, mouth guards, and concussion headbands supposedly protect players from concussions. But do they really work? Jonathan E. French, PsyD, discusses what protective gear can and can’t do for athletes.
Learn which supplements and over-the-counter pain relievers can help, or hinder, your concussion recovery process.
If you suffer a mood/anxiety concussion, excessive worrying may seem to take over your life, among other symptoms. To understand this disorienting type of concussion, and to learn treatment options, check out this infographic.
Learn about some pre-existing conditions that can increase the chances of sustaining a concussion or having a longer recovery.
Josh was jumping on the trampoline with his kids, but when his feet landed on one jump, he didn’t feel right.
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).
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.