Concussions and Traumatic Brain Injuries

Expert Care for Concussions and TBI in the Bethel Park, PA Region

A concussion is caused by a blow to the head or rapid movement of the head that causes the brain to strike the interior of the skull. While loss of consciousness may accompany a concussion, not all concussions are associated with “passing out.” Symptoms of a concussion may include:

  • Dizziness
  • Nausea or vomiting
  • Confusion
  • Slurred speech
  • Ringing in the ears (tinnitus)
  • Memory loss
  • Headache

Concussion symptoms can last for days, weeks, or may even be permanent. If you suspect a concussion, you need urgent medical attention. Do not ignore the symptoms. We offer expert care of concussions and post-concussion syndrome at Neurology Specialists of Greater Pittsburgh.

Concussions are one type of traumatic brain injury (TBI). A traumatic brain injury can be caused by participation in sports such as football, motor vehicle crashes, falls, and other accidents. Patients with a TBI need medical assistance to restore function and return to their daily activities. If you or a loved one are suffering from a concussion or other TBI, call us at (412) 477-0245 for help.