Learn more about concussions and our treatment approach.
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.
After a blow to his left temple left him with a concussion, he found himself traveling far for his car
After sustaining a concussion from a fall down the stairs, Karen worried that she may never be well enough to have fun with her grandchildren again. Learn how Karen overcame her intense symptoms with help from the experts at the UPMC Sports Medicine Concussion Program.
Learn how the experts at the UPMC Sports Medicine Concussion Program helped Walter overcome his concussion symptoms through an individualized treatment plan specific to his condition.
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.