Pittsburghs UPMC and the UPMC Sports Medicine Concussion Program have launched the online destination ReThinkConcussions.com as part of an initiative to raise awareness about scientifically proven treatments currently available for this complex but unseen injury.
The website offers an interactive guide to understanding concussions and features information on concussion therapies and prevalent myths, as well as explains UPMC's multidisciplinary approach to treating six different types of concussionseach carrying its own symptoms and outcomes. Additionally, the site provides insight into patients treatment experiences and emotional journeysincluding those of professional athletes Dale Earnhardt, Jr. and major league baseball player David Rossthrough some of their stories.
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