Get ahead of concussions with the help of our expert team at IU Health

A concussion is an injury to the brain resulting from head-related trauma. Concussion symptoms can be obvious or subtle and may affect memory, reflexes, speech, coordination and sleep patterns.

If you experience trauma to the head—whether great or small—don’t miss the signs that you might have a concussion.

Law now requires any student athlete suspected of having a concussion to be removed from the game or practice and “evaluated by a licensed healthcare provider trained in the evaluation and management of concussions and head injuries.” The evaluating physician must also provide a written clearance for the student athlete to return to play.

If you or a family member has experienced a concussion, call our ImPACT certified physicians so we can validate the injury using the ImPACT Test. This test provides a scientifically validated computerized evaluation to help us manage your concussion more efficiently.

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Concussion Quiz

How much do you know about concussions? Take our quiz and find out for yourself.

Symptoms of Concussions

Below are some common symptoms you might experience when you have a concussion:

  • Headache
  • Nausea
  • Sleep disturbances
  • Unsteadiness
  • Fuzzy vision
  • Dizziness
  • Confusion
  • Memory loss
  • Depression
  • Cognitive changes
  • Trouble concentrating

IU Health Credentialed ImPACT Specialists

To help student athletes, their families and their schools comply with the new law, IU Health physicians conveniently located throughout the state have become certified to provide concussion assessment and treatment.

Student athletes suspected of having a concussion can see one of IU Health’s credentialed ImPACT specialists listed below for evaluation.