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Sports Concussion Management

When your suffer from a sports-related concussion, you want to be sure their symptoms are treated promptly and correctly. We work with you to minimize the impact and long term effects of the injury.

Our Sports Concussion Management program uses an integrated approach* to full recovery. We combine a comprehensive, diagnostic evaluation, and individualized therapy and education to maximize your recovery and help facilitate a safe return to sports and activities. 

* Services vary by site

Levels Of Care for the Sports Concussion Clinic

  • Outpatient

Spaulding's Approach to the Sports Concussion

Our treatment plan may include:

  • Comprehensive assessment of the injured athlete
  • Full Medical Exam including musculoskeletal, neurological, vestibular and cognitive assessments
  • Neurocognitive testing (with ImPACT®) to provide an objective assessment of cognitive function. This can help with determining readiness to return to play and/or academics
  • Medication as needed for headache, sleep or attention symptoms
  • Rehabilitation including physical therapy and balance and vestibular therapy

Services vary by site

Sports Medicine at Mass General Brigham

Mass General Brigham Sports Medicine leads the nation in sports medicine research, technology and innovation. This is the place where doctors listen to both your body and your dreams. Whether you’re a collegiate athlete, a weekend warrior, or just committed to living an active lifestyle, our experts will help you safely and quickly return to the sports and activities you love.

The Mass General Brigham Sports Medicine team cares for the whole athlete and addresses any injury. We are the sports specialists that elite athletes from the New England Patriots to Division 1 college players depend on. We offer a full range of services tailored to your needs, including sports conditioning and injury prevention, advanced surgical and non-surgical treatment options, and injury rehabilitation.

Spaulding clinicians collaborate with sports medicine specialists across our world-class network at Brigham and Women's Hospital, Massachusetts General Hospital, Newton-Wellesley Hospital and Salem Hospital to provide the most advanced, customized treatments available for your sports injury. We help you optimize your recovery and achieve your goals. Contact us to learn more at 617-683-1133.