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Now in Altoona: UPMC Sports Medicine Concussion Program

UPMC’s nationally recognized concussion program is now accessible to residents of central Pennsylvania. The new concussion clinic provides individualized treatment plans based on the patient’s specific needs and goals for recovery.

Brandon Gillie, PhD

About Brandon Gillie, PhD

Brandon Gillie, PhD, is a clinical neuropsychologist with the UPMC Sports Medicine Concussion Program. Dr. Gillie provides expert concussion care to patients in the greater Altoona area. Because all concussions are different, Dr. Gillie works with each patient to develop a unique treatment plan that is specific to their own recovery goals.

Call to make your appointment at one of our two convenient locations:

Logan Medical Building

800 S. Logan Blvd
Suite 2200
Hollidaysburg, PA 16648

814-889-3600

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Ebensburg Office

152 Zeman Drive
Suite 405
Ebensburg, PA 15931

814-889-3600

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What is a Concussion?

A concussion is a type of traumatic brain injury. Concussions can happen to anyone, anywhere — on the road, at work, at home, or on the playing field. Getting prompt and effective treatment is crucial to recovery.

What is a Concussion?

What is a Concussion?

With nearly 3 million sports related concussions a year and awareness for this serious condition growing, you might be wondering exactly what a concussion is. The word concussion comes from Latin and means “to shake violently.”

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More About Our Program

Neuromythology: Debunking the Top Concussion Myths

Neuromythology: Debunking the Top Concussion Myths

The UPMC Sports Medicine Concussion Program is helping people everywhere rethink concussions. To help demystify some of the misconceptions about concussion, Dr. Micky Collins breaks down the most common “neuromythology” being perpetuated today.

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Infographic: Concussions are Treatable, but How?

Infographic: Concussions are Treatable, but How?

Different concussions can have different symptoms and treatment plans. Follow along to understand what is typically associated with each.

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Concussion Risk Factors: Delaying the Road to Recovery

Concussion Risk Factors: Delaying the Road to Recovery

The road to recovering from a concussion can be made longer by pre-existing conditions such as learning disabilities, a history of migraines, motion sickness, or eye misalignment. These can all play a role in lengthening the recovery time for concussions.

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Understanding a Mood/Anxiety Concussion

Understanding a Mood/Anxiety Concussion

If you suffer a mood/anxiety concussion, excessive worrying may seem to take over your life, among other symptoms. Click the link below to understand this disorienting type of concussion and to learn about treatment options.

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