Banner Concussion Center  

Concussion FAQs

 

What is a concussion?
A concussion is a mild traumatic brain injury caused by a blow to the body or head that causes the brain to move quickly within the skull.

Can I come to the Banner Concussion Center if I did not receive a concussion from playing a sport?
Yes

What are the symptoms of a concussion?
Concussions are characterized by a constellation of neurological symptoms that can include but are not limited to dizziness, headaches, difficulty remembering, impaired balance and vestibular and visual disturbances.

How do I come to the Banner Concussion Center if my concussion was in the past, and I am still experiencing symptoms?
Depending on your insurance, you may have to get a referral from your primary care physician.

Do I have to pay at the time of service?
Yes

How much do services cost?
Service charges vary depending on the service provided. If insurance companies are responsible for fee, co-payments are typical.

What does my initial appointment look like?
Your first appointment will include a visit with the physician on staff and completion on the ImPact computerized neurocognitive test. You should plan on being at our office for one to one-and-a-half hours.

What documents should I bring to my first appointment?
Any records that would pertain to your visit including your photo ID, insurance card and co-pay. Please also have any related medical records and referral (if required) faxed to: (602) 839-7272.

What is your address? Are you inside Banner Good Samaritan Medical Center?
Our address is: 1320 N. 10th St., Suite B, Phoenix AZ 85006. We are located just southwest of Banner Good Samaritan Medical Center on the southwest corner of 10th and Willetta streets.

Do I have to be a patient at a Banner Health facility?
No

What are the services provided?
Doctor's visits, physical therapy, occupational therapy, athletic training, neuropsychology and baseline testing.




 

 

 

Banner Concussion Center
1320 N. 10th Street, Suite B
Phoenix, AZ 85006
(602) 839-7285
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