Each year, nearly 3.8 million concussions related to sports and recreational activity occur. Up to 40 percent of concussions go undetected or unreported.
No two concussions are alike – just like the experiences each person feels while suffering from one. In this video, listen as UPMC patients and their families share their personal experiences with concussion, interviewed by ESPN’s Hannah Storm. Dale Earnhardt Jr., one of the patients, chose UPMC for his concussion management and recovery in 2012 and 2016.
To learn more about concussion symptoms, diagnosis, and management, visit the Rethink Concussions website.
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Sports bring with them a potential for injury. And if you are looking to prevent, treat, or rehabilitate a sports injury, UPMC Sports Medicine can help. We serve athletes from a wide variety of sports across every demographic: young or old, male or female, pro or amateur. We partner with the Pittsburgh Steelers, Pittsburgh Penguins, Pitt Panthers, and over 60 high school, college, and regional teams and events. We’re working to build better athletes. We use cutting-edge rehabilitation techniques to help you recover and provide education on how to prevent injuries.