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.”
The doctors at the UPMC Sports Medicine Concussion Program have identified six different clinical trajectories (types) of concussion and developed unique treatment plans individualized for each trajectory. Our doctors believe in an active therapy specialized for the patient to fully rehabilitate and treat concussion. Learn about our model for understanding[…]
Learn the best ways to treat concussions in this infographic from UPMC Sports Medicine Concussion Program.
Dylan, a second degree black belt and experienced martial artist, sustained a concussion after hitting his head on the dojo floor. He felt dizzy, nauseous, and sat out of class for a little while following the injury.
The #RTtoReThink campaign will help us educate other patients and families about concussion by sharing interesting facts on social media.
The UPMC Sports Medicine Concussion Program is helping people everywhere rethink concussions. To help demystify some of the misconceptions about concussion, Dr. Micky Collins breaks down the most common “neuromythology” being perpetuated today.
Vintage race car driver Daren sought treatment at the UPMC Sports Medicine Concussion Program after sustaining a concussion in a crash.
By Anthony P. Kontos, PhD., Research Director/Associate Professor, UPMC Sports Medicine Concussion Program