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.
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.
Hannah Storm and Micky Collins, PhD, sit down to discuss the six different types of concussion, as well as common misconceptions about the injury.
What are the treatment options for concussion? Micky Collins, PhD, and Hannah Storm discuss active treatment.
Hannah Storm and Micky Collins, PhD, talk about parents’ fear of concussions and the importance of concussion baseline testing.
Micky Collins, PhD, explains how there are some preexisting conditions that increase your chances of sustaining a concussion and/or having a longer recovery than most to Hannah Storm.
Hannah Storm and Micky Collins, PhD, sit down for a review of some of the signs and symptoms every parent should watch for related to concussion.
Learn more about how video infrared goggles are used in concussion evaluation at UPMC.
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.
Some people who suffer a concussion worry they’ll never feel like themselves again, which can cause panic attacks and anxiety. Raymond Pan, MD, discusses this psychiatric issue and answers questions about how this can be treated.
If you know why some people are more prone to concussion and why it takes some people longer to recover, then you should be able to ace our quiz on concussion risk factors!