In November 2016, during the first hockey game of the season, Jennifer was hit against the dasher boards multiple times.
Micky Collins, PhD, executive and clinical director at the UPMC Sports Medicine Concussion Program, follows an active treatment approach to concussion. He led a study that found that children who exercised within one week of sustaining a concussion reported 50 percent fewer symptoms one month later, compared to those who rested.
Micky Collins, PhD, executive and clinical director of the UPMC Sports Medicine Concussion Program separates fact from fiction when it comes to sports concussions.
ImPACT® ( is the most widely used computerized neurocognitive evaluation tool. This scientifically validated evaluation was pioneered by experts at the UPMC Sports Medicine Concussion Program and aids in the diagnosis and management of a concussion.
Learn about our model for understanding concussion assessment, treatment, and rehabilitation.
The experts at the UPMC Sports Medicine Concussion Program believe the best way to manage and rehabilitate a concussion is through an individualized treatment plan based on the patient’s specific needs and goals for recovery.
Anne Mucha, DPT, Clinical Director of vestibular therapy at the UPMC Sports Medicine Concussion Program discusses the Vestibular Ocular Motor Screening (VOMS).
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.
Learn more about concussions from baseball, and read stories from professional players who received care at the UPMC Sports Medicine Concussion Program.