Concussion

Proactive Care for Traumatic Brain Injuries

A concussion, or mild traumatic brain injury, is the most common type of brain injury that temporarily disrupts brain function. Sometimes, the results of a concussion can have long term affects. Concussions happen when your head is jarred by a variety of causes, such as a blow or a fall.

We are dedicated to preventing concussions and providing education. However, if you believe you’ve experienced a concussion, our specialists can diagnose, treat and manage your condition – whether you’re hurt on the field or at home.

Banner Concussion Center

The Banner Concussion Center takes a comprehensive approach to concussion care. We provide baseline concussion testing for children and adults to identify neurocognitive, balance, fine motor and visual integration issues. 

Learn more about our multidisciplinary concussion care.

Conditions and Treatment

We offer concussion care for children and adults, including youth and professional athletes.

Learn more about the symptoms of a concussions and the treatment options we offer.

Concussion Testing

A variety of concussion tests, including baseline testing, are available at Banner Health to check whether you have a concussion and the extent of brain injury. Some tests also help in monitoring the healing process.

Learn more about the screening options available. 

What to Expect

Our goal is to provide you with the best care possible. 

Learn more about what you can expect when you come to see us.

Ask the Expert

Education and Support

You’ve probably heard about concussion as it relates to football players. But, did you know, a simple fall can trigger a concussion too? Instead of fearing the worst, though, and thinking you are alone in dealing with the possibility, Banner Health experts can help you understand the basics of concussion, and how to manage it. We are here to answer your questions and help find the best and safest treatment options.

Learn about the education and support information we have available to help ease the recovery process.

Concussion Care in Your Area

Learn more about exceptional concussion care near you.

Banner – University Medical Center Tucson

1501 N Campbell Ave
Tucson, AZ 85724
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At Banner – University Medical Center Tucson, our team will help anyone who may have suffered a concussion from diagnosis through recovery. And at our Level 1 Trauma Center, we're able to handle both common and complex brain and head injuries.

Who Can Treat Me For a Concussion?

Our team is composed of neurologists, neurosurgeons and sports medicine specialists. Our subspecialty approach, along with multidisciplinary teams, ensures that if you or a loved one needs urgent treatment, you’ll receive the highest quality of care. 

Concussion Technology

Using an advanced concussion diagnosis tool we are able to better check for and manage concussions. The technology offers precise information on the severity of the concussion and the healing progress, ensuring that no athlete returns to activity before it is safe.

Academic Medicine Difference

The partnership between Banner Health and the University of Arizona brings clinical care delivery, education and research to the forefront of the patient experience. 

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