Concussion Information

Safely get your child back in the game

At The Center Foundation, we are passionate about getting Central Oregon youth the care they need if they have experienced a concussion. We strive to provide a research-based, established model of concussion management for all of Central Oregon’s young athletes.

The practices and services below are specifically designed to support our youth dealing with concussions:

 

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“Concussions can be serious injuries if not treated properly. Concussion symptoms can affect players in all areas of their lives including their physical, emotional, and cognitive functioning. Swift and appropriate evaluation by trained sports medicine professionals is crucial before an athlete returns to play. That is why we counsel students and coaches to err on the side of caution and ‘when in doubt, sit out.'”

—Ruben Echemendia, PhD, NAN past president and director of the NHL’s Neuropsychological Testing Program