Concussion Care

Our concussion management physicians have years of experience in properly diagnosing and treating athletes with concussions. Our team uses effective diagnostic tests to return patients back to their active lifestyles.

Forté Sports Medicine and Orthopedics offers easy access to concussion specialists. Concussions can be extremely serious. Unfortunately, they often go undetected or misdiagnosed. Our concussion care experts have specialty training in neurosurgery or brain injury, and can help get you back to feeling better and productive.

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the signs and symptoms of a concussion?

Signs and symptoms of a concussion can range from mild to severe but regardless of your perception of the injury, these cases should have a medical examination.

Signs of a concussion that others may observe include:

  • Dazed or stunned behavior
  • Confusion
  • Forgetful
  • Is unsure of game, score, or opponent or whereabouts if non-athlete
  • Awkward movement
  • Responds to questions slowly
  • Temporary loss of consciousness
  • Exhibits a change in behavior or personality
  • Forgets events prior to hit (retrograde)
  • Forgets events after hit (anterograde)
Concussion Questions?
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