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.”
Our concussion sideline card can help you recognize signs and symptoms of a concussion.
Our physical therapists will use aerobic activities to rehab your vestibular system.
A year before her wedding, Kristie sustained a concussion as a result of a car accident. Due to a prolonged recovery, she was worried about how she would feel on her wedding day.
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[…]