Together, the Pittsburgh Steelers and the UPMC Sports Medicine Concussion Program offer steps that football coaches and players can take to help prevent concussions.
The Steelers and UPMC concussion experts also stress the importance of seeking the right treatment for head injuries.
When it comes to preventing head injuries and concussions, the Steelers play by the mantra "Don't hit the head. Don't use the head."
In teaming up with our Concussion Program, the Steelers are sharing this safe tackling message to help players at all levels prevent injury.
They sent concussion posters and other learning materials to western Pennsylvania high schools, middle schools, and youth football leagues.
USA Football — the amateur sport's national governing body — with the NFL have a Heads Up Football® program that promotes:
Call 412-432-3681 to learn more about concussion treatment or make an appointment with the experts at UPMC Sports Medicine's Concussion Program.