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Comprehensive Concussion Management Program

Kettering Health Network Sports Medicine provides the most extensive concussion post-injury management team in the area. Kettering Sports Medicine Center is a Credentialed ImPACT™ Consultant and offers both baseline and post-injury ImPACT™ testing. We treat each case individually with the goal of returning athletes to activity and academics safely. There is no way to completely guard against head injuries, but access to our team of specialists and services can be the best defense in minimizing the effects associated with concussions.

What is a concussion?

  • Traumatic brain injury caused by a hit or force to the head and/or neck
  • Symptoms last from minutes to weeks
  • No two concussions are the same
  • All concussions need proper evaluation, rest, monitoring, and treatment
  • Can present with one or many of the following symptoms:

Physical (somatic)
  • Dizziness
  • Headache
  • Blurred vision
  • Light or sound Sensitivity
  • Fatigue
  • Loss of consciousness
  • Balance Problems
Cognitve
  • Difficulty focusing
  • Fogginess
  • Confusion
  • Amnesia
  • Difficulty concentrating
  • Language/speech
    comprehension issues
  • Difficulty remembering
Emotional (mood)
  • Disorientation
  • Difficulty focusing
  • Fatigue
  • Irritability
  • More emotional than usual
Sleep
  • Fragmented Sleep
  • Difficulty falling asleep
  • Sleeping too much or too little

What is ImPACT™?

  • A computerized test that measures cognitive function in a variety of ways such as memory, concentration, and reaction time
  • Pre-season baseline testing and post-injury testing available
  • Available to recreational or competitive athletes, ages 10 and older
  • Takes approximately 35 minutes to complete
  • Call for pricing and appointments
    • Far Hills: (937) 395-3920
    • Fort Hamilton: (513) 867-4165

Concussion Management Team Members

  • Athletic trainers
  • Credentialed ImPACT™ Consultant physician
  • Primary care sports medicine physicians
  • Neurologists
  • Neuropsychologists
  • Certified vestibular physical therapists
  • Occupational therapists
  • Speech therapists
  • NeuroRehab & Balance Center