Concussions

Download the Semmes Murphey Concussion Brochure in PDF format.

Concussion Management Program at Semmes Murphey

Semmes Murphey has a multi-disciplinary Concussion Management Team, represented by specialists in the areas of clinical neurology, neuropsychology, neuroradiology, neurosurgery, physiatry, and physical therapy. To ensure optimum treatment for concussed patients, the team works closely to assess possible concussions and determine an appropriate plan for treatment.

Our process may include (but not limited to):

  • Outpatient neurologic examination
  • Vestibular assessment/intervention
  • Neurocognitive testing
  • Neuroimaging (MRI)
  • Neurophysiologic assessment (EEG, EMG)

We also work closely with parents, coaches, athletic trainers, employers, and/or school officials to develop an appropriate return-to-work, return-to-school, or return-to-play plan. Currently, our clinical staff consults with various local high schools (including MUS Hutchison, St. George’s, St. Agnes, and CBHS), universities (including University of Memphis and Rhodes), semi-pro leagues (Mississippi River Kings), and pro teams (Memphis Grizzlies), in the assessment and treatment of possible sports concussions.

 

 

 

Additional Resources

Online Training Course for parents, coaches, etc.

AAN Sports Concussion Toolkit

Download a free Concussion App for Android or Apple iOS

 

Request an Appointment