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.
David Ross, professional baseball player, experienced concussion symptoms and went to the UPMC Concussion Program for treatment. Read more about his story.
After a car accident left her concussed, Kara sought treatment at the UPMC Sports Medicine Concussion Program.
Learn about some pre-existing conditions that can increase the chances of sustaining a concussion or having a longer recovery.
Two fierce kicks to the head during a soccer game left Chelsea with a concussion. One trip to the UPMC Sports Medicine Concussion Program got her on the path to a full recovery.
Twice concussed and frustrated with her recovery, Jane found an article about the UPMC Sports Medicine Concussion Program and decided to make an appointment.
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At 56, Judy, of Gloucester, Mass., still swims competitively. As she was doing the backstroke, she miscounted her strokes and hit her head on the pool’s wall. Unbeknownst to her, she sustained a concussion. CONCUSSION SYMPTOMS “At first, I had no symptoms whatsoever,” recalls Judy. “In fact, I continued my[…]
Be Captain of Your Health Squad: Facts About Cheerleading and Concussions Did you know…? The overall injury rate in cheerleading is low, but concussion is the most common injury. Percent of all cheerleading injuries that are concussion: 31.1% Unlike other sports, most cheerleading injuries (78.8%) occur during practice rather[…]
During his final football game of the season, Jordan sustained a concussion.
In November 2016, during the first hockey game of the season, Jennifer was hit against the dasher boards multiple times.