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What Is a Concussion? (Animated Video)

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.

Video: What is VOMS?

Anne Mucha, DPT, Clinical Director of vestibular therapy at the UPMC Sports Medicine Concussion Program discusses the Vestibular Ocular Motor Screening (VOMS).

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Derek, 10 Years Old, Wexford, PA

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[…]