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.
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.”
Learn why strengthening the neck muscles is part of any concussion rehabilitation program.
When two concussions benched Max, his dreams of playing professional baseball dwindled, until he met Dr. Collins and had a shot at the major leagues once again.
To understand the specific nature of someone’s concussion, and ultimately the treatment and rehabilitation protocol, a comprehensive assessment is needed. Learn more.
Now recovered from his own concussion, Brandon, a gym teacher, says he can better help and understand his students who go through the same thing.
Learn about common symptoms, issues, and treatment plans for ocular concussions, which affect the ocular (or vision) system, as developed by the doctors at the UPMC Sports Medicine Concussion Program.
Watch Jim detail his experience as a parent during his daughter Chelsea’s recovery from a concussion.
Recent research has revealed a correlation between concussions and abnormal menstruation patterns in adolescent and teenage females.
While preparing for a Broadway show, Jeff had a serious fall that resulted in a concussion. His care at the UPMC Sports Medicine Concussion Program enabled him to recover so the show could go on.
Watch Chelsea explain her journey to recovery after sustaining a concussion during a soccer game.