An integrated team of neurologists, sports medicine specialists, physiatrists, and doctors trained in brain and mental health conditions (neuropsychologists), brain imaging (neuroradiologists), brain surgery (neurosurgeons), physical therapy, occupational therapy, speech therapy, emergency medicine, and other areas offer comprehensive care to adults, adolescents and children with concussions.
Mayo Clinic doctors trained in brain and nervous system conditions (neurologists), sports medicine, physical medicine and rehabilitation (physiatrists), and others have experience and expertise diagnosing and treating people with concussions and other brain injuries. Doctors have evaluated children, adolescents and adults, as well as youth, collegiate and professional athletes.
Concussion evaluation options
All Mayo Clinic campuses offer baseline concussion testing, comprehensive brain health evaluations, and detailed rehabilitation, wellness and performance programs for athletes before and after they have had concussions.
Mayo Clinic in Arizona also offers teleconcussion services in which athletes can be evaluated remotely from anywhere in the world.
Athletes or parents can choose to share the results with their doctor, athletic trainer and other health care providers.
Mayo Clinic staff educates medical providers at local and national meetings about the importance of proper prevention, identification, treatment and rehabilitation from concussion.
Mayo Clinic neurologists, sports medicine specialists and basic science researchers are studying the cellular basis of concussion and new strategies to diagnose concussion, measure brain recovery and identify new treatment strategies.
Aug. 24, 2017