Sports concussion care
The Parkview Sports Medicine Concussion Clinic, located within Parkview Ortho Express, provides comprehensive care for athletes 12 and older who sustain sport-related concussions. This clinic is by appointment only and is not intended to be the first assessment for suspected concussion.
Our on-site sports medicince physicians provide an individualized, clinically integrated, evidence-based approach to concussion management. We ensure any sport-related concussions are managed through a safe return-to-sport plan involving the patient, family, athletic trainer, physician and coach.
Address & Phone
SportONE / Parkview Fieldhouse
Entrance 2, south side of the building
3946 Ice Way, Fort Wayne, IN 46808
Treatment and neurocognitive testing
Our treatment model allows athletes a safe return back to sport and activities after a head injury. As with all Parkview Sports Medicine services, our coordinated care model ensures that all care providers, coaches and athletic trainers work as a team to plan and implement individualized treatment strategies with athletes’ best interests in mind.
Parkview Sports Medicine’s Concussion Clinic is staffed by a non-operative sports medicine physicians and clinically trained athletic trainers. ImPACT® (Immediate Post-Concussion Assessment and Cognitive Testing) software is a tool used at the Concussion Clinic to track recovery after a head injury. This computerized testing includes memory measurements, attention span, visual and verbal problem solving. The data is then used to evaluate the athlete’s condition and recovery to help ensure a safe return to sport.
*ImPACT is a registered trademark of ImPACT Applications, Inc.
Concussion signs and symptoms
A concussion is an injury that impacts brain function, often a result of contact sports. Symptoms may last for days or weeks. While some symptoms may be immediate, others may appear hours or days after the injury. Some signs of concussion may be subtle, but common symptoms include:
- Memory loss
- Ringing in ears
- Nausea or vomiting
- Slurred speech
- Loss of concentration
- Sensitivity to light or noise
- Trouble sleeping
Any suspected concussion sustained in an athletic event should first be assessed by a physician or athletic trainer.
Parkview Walk-In Clinics
Convenient, walk-in care throughout the region with no appointment necessary.
If you are experiencing a life-threatening emergency, please call 911.