While playing defense on his high school’s football team, Idris was hit twice, and sustained a concussion. Worried he’d never play football again, he sought treatment at the UPMC Sports Medicine Concussion Program.
Some people who suffer a concussion worry they’ll never feel like themselves again, which can cause panic attacks and anxiety. Raymond Pan, MD, discusses this psychiatric issue and answers questions about how this can be treated.
If you know why some people are more prone to concussion and why it takes some people longer to recover, then you should be able to ace our quiz on concussion risk factors!
A sled riding accident in early 2017 left 12-year-old Charlie battling his third concussion. Learn how he traveled from New York to UPMC for treatment.
Go behind the scenes at the UPMC Sports Medicine Concussion Program. Find out how we celebrate with our patients for sticking with treatment programs.
Learn about the causes, triggers, and treatments of vestibular concussions — which affect balance and spatial orientation — from the experts at the UPMC Sports Medicine Concussion Program.
Exertion therapy is a service part of the UPMC Sports Medicine Concussion Program. A physical therapist answers your questions about this part of concussion treatment.
A snowball fight left Eli with a concussion that made him unable to finish the basketball season. The UPMC Sports Medicine Concussion Program helped him recover.
Despite being a non-contact sport, volleyball players are susceptible to concussions. Learn more about causes of concussions and ways to stay safe during volleyball season from our experts.
Students can continue to thrive in the classroom while they recover from a concussion. Take our quiz to test your knowledge on academic accommodations for concussions!