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.
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.
If you have a concussion, drinking caffeine or alcohol, or using illicit drugs, can play havoc with your recovery.
For patients who have sustained a concussion, an important part of their treatment plan is often getting back to work. Their return to this routine helps patients “retrain” their vestibular systems, which helps restore cognitive abilities.
Video: Amanda Kessel’s journey with the UPMC Sports Medicine Concussion Program.
After a series of heading drills during a pre-game warm-up, Kazu noticed that something was off.
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.