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Collegiate Athletes Concussion Program Patient Stories

Anya: Concussion


An active soccer player for much of her life, Anya's world changed when she sustained three concussions within a few short years. Learn how Anya overcame her symptoms with an active treatment plan from the experts at the UPMC Sports Medicine Concussion Program.

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Emma: Concussion


Determined to get back to her normal dancer life, Emma committed herself to her rehab after concussion. Learn how her father's knowledge of a well-known patient's concussion treatment led Emma and her family to UPMC.

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Katie: Concussion


A rough fall from her horse during a practice ride left Katie with a fractured shoulder and a concussion. But a speedy referral to the UPMC Sports Medicine Concussion program helped Katie jump right into a tailored treatment plan. Read how Katie healed from concussion and got back on her horse.

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Laura: Concussion

Laura and her parents

Hitting a tree while snowboarding caused Laura intense headaches, loss of sleep, and mood changes. After suffering through symptoms without proper treatment, she finally found the UPMC Sports Medicine Concussion Program. Hear from Laura and her parents on how she got back on track after her concussion.

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