Roughly 1.6 million to 3.8 million sports and recreation-related concussions occur each year, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Banner Concussion Center, at 1320 N. 10th St, Suite B, near Banner – University Medical Center Phoenix in Arizona, offers a unique approach to the diagnosis, management and treatment of concussions.
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Banner Concussion Center brings together a team of experienced medical experts.
Our comprehensive approach to concussion care includes:
Did you know you can help your doctors now in the treatment of future concussions? With baseline testing, you can get a picture of how your brain functions "normally."
Since “normal” brain function differs from person to person, baseline testing gives clinicians a point of reference when later evaluating the neurological impact of an injury.
Ask the Expert
Why are sports physicals important and why should a child get one? At Banner Concussion Center, we often get this question from parents or others involved with children in sports. Our resident expert, Dr. Steven M. Erickson, MD, FACP, explains why it should be on the checklist before sending your child on the sports field.