Allegheny Health Network (AHN) is home to a physician-led concussion program where you receive complete care, including detailed evaluations and a wide range of treatment options. We get to the bottom of troubling symptoms and coordinate treatments so you can get relief.
A concussion is a mild brain injury that requires focused care. Symptoms such as dizziness and mental fog can last for up to a year after the injury (post concussion syndrome). We treat hundreds of concussions every month, giving you better chances for good results. Find out more about concussions.
Highlights of our program include:
As concussion experts, AHN’s physicians anticipate your needs and coordinate treatments and services to help you feel better. We also use the latest concussion technology to track your progress and determine when you can safely resume daily activities.
Your care may include:
For severe concussions or post concussion syndrome, you may receive care from:
Baseline concussion testing measures brain performance when you’re healthy. We test areas such as reaction time and short-term memory. If you experience a concussion, we perform the same tests. We then compare results to the baseline to determine how the injury is affecting brain function. This information helps us know when it is safe for athletes to return to daily activities, including sports.
To schedule a baseline concussion test, please visit AHN Concussion Testing