A concussion is a mild traumatic brain injury. They can occur in a wide range of sports and affect all athletes, from professional players to little leaguers. DMC Sports Medicine has created an individualized program for concussion management, tailored to treat sports concussions in athletes of all ages.
Our team of experts:
Assess, manages and treats concussions in people of all ages
Conductsbaseline pre-testing and post-concussion testing with ImPACT
Educates coaches and parents onconcussion avoidance and steps to follow in case of an injury
Provides post-concussion rehabilitation
Parents and coaches should contact a doctor immediately if an athlete is not acting normally, has lost consciousness for any amount of time, or if any other symptoms get worse or start up days or weeks later.
Responding slowly to questions
Unawareness of surroundings
Vomiting, even hours after the injury
Stumbling when walking
Ringing in the ears
Loss of consciousness, even if only for a few seconds
The DMC Sports Medicine Outreach Manager can help you or your athlete see a DMC Sports Medicine Specialist for concussion management as soon as possible. Call anytime, at (313) 910-9328.
Athletes should not return to their sport until symptoms have resolved and a doctor has cleared the athlete to participate in practice and games.
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