Vintage race car driver Daren sought treatment at the UPMC Sports Medicine Concussion Program after sustaining a concussion in a crash.
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.
Retired professional baseball player, David Ross, talks about seeking treatment from the UPMC Sports Medicine Concussion Program and how it gave him his career back.
Anne Mucha, DPT, Clinical Director of vestibular therapy at the UPMC Sports Medicine Concussion Program discusses the Vestibular Ocular Motor Screening (VOMS).
By Anthony P. Kontos, PhD., Research Director/Associate Professor, UPMC Sports Medicine Concussion Program
Check out this infographic to learn common misconceptions most people have about the relationship between sleep and concussions.
David Ross, professional baseball player, experienced concussion symptoms and went to the UPMC Concussion Program for treatment. Read more about his story.
Learn more about the common signs of trouble if someone is experiencing concussion symptoms in this infographic from UPMC Sports Medicine Concussion Program
An avid equestrian, Katie chose UPMC for concussion care after falling from her horse.
In hockey, the goalie is one of the most valuable players on the ice. He is relied on by his teammates to make save after save. When a hockey puck struck Derek, youth hockey goalie, directly to his head, he and his family relied on the UPMC Sports Medicine Concussion[…]