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Concussion Program

Concussion Hotline:

24 hours, 7 days a week

607-644-3884

A concussion is a type of traumatic brain injury, or TBI, caused by a bump, blow, or jolt to the head that can change the way your brain normally works. Concussions can also occur from a fall or a blow to the body that causes the head and brain to move quickly back and forth.

Signs of Concussion

Concussion-page-image.jpgThinking/Remembering: Difficulty thinking clearly, feeling slowed down, difficulty concentrating, difficulty remembering new information

Physical: Headache, fuzzy, blurry vision, nausea or vomiting, sensitivity to noise or light, balance problems, feeling tired, having no energy

Emotional/mood: Irritability, sadness, more emotional, nervousness, anxiety

Sleep: Sleeping more than usual, sleeping less than usual, trouble falling asleep

Services at UHS Concussion Center

Appropriate diagnosis, referral, and patient and family/caregiver education are critical for helping patients with a traumatic brain injury achieve optimal recovery and reduce or avoid significant adverse health outcomes.

The UHS Concussion Program offers a full range of concussion management services including specialty physicians, and Physical Therapists.

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