Learn more about concussions and our treatment approach.
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.
Learn more about concussions from baseball, and read stories from professional players who received care at the UPMC Sports Medicine Concussion Program.
A concussion is a type of traumatic brain injury. Think of the human brain almost as an egg yolk and your skull as an egg shell. When your head or body takes a hit, it can cause your brain to shake around inside your skull, injuring the brain.