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Cara Troutman-Enseki, co-coordinator of exertional training for the UPMC Concussion Program, puts minor-league hockey player Matt Lombardi through the paces. Athletes receive sport-specific exertional therapy as part of their treatment and rehabilitation program.
|Local high-school athlete Seth Boley takes the ImPACT® test before his clinical examination at the UPMC Concussion Program.|
|Developed by the founders of the UPMC Concussion Program, the ImPACT® (Immediate Post-concussion Assessment and Cognitive Testing) is the first and most widely utilized computerized neurocognitive test to objectively assess the effects of a concussion - specifically brain processing speed, memory and visual motor skills.|
|Dr. Maria Twichell, clinical director of treatment and rehabilitation at the UPMC Concussion Program, completes a clinical examination with Bryan Berube, a high school athlete from Tennessee.|
|Dr. Michael “Micky” Collins, clinical and executive director of the UPMC Concussion Program, goes through a complete examination with patient Natalia Watzlaf, a local high-school athlete. Collins is testing her vision/ocular abilities and symptoms due to a concussion that affects her vestibular ocular system.|
|Director Dr. Michael “Micky” Collins talks with minor-league hockey player Matt Lombardi after the patient completes a full day of clinical and therapeutic services under one roof.|
|A night-time view of the UPMC Rooney Sports Complex. The Concussion Program in 2012 moved to a newly constructed second-floor wing devoted solely to the assessment, treatment, education and research surrounding concussions.|
|High-school athlete Baylee DeForest of Virginia undergoes a vision examination by Anne Mucha, the clinical coordinator for vestibular therapy with the UPMC Concussion Program.|
|Anne Mucha, the UPMC Concussion Program’s clinical coordinator for vestibular therapy, places computerized infrared goggles over the head of high-school athlete Baylee DeForest of Virginia to better examine the tracking and movement of the eyes of a concussion patient.|