Concussions: More Common Than You May Think

According to the CDC, about 200,000 people in the United States suffer concussions while playing sports every year. About 85% of those go unrecognized.

That can be a scary statistic for the parent of a youth athlete. GMC's highly-acclaimed Sports Medicine Program is here to ease that fear. To improve the standard of care for athletes suffering concussions, we're leading the way with the Immediate Post-Concussion Assessment and Cognitive Testing (ImPACT) program. Every public high school in Gwinnett, some in North Fulton, and all Gwinnett Football League teams are eligible to participate.

To learn more about concussion symptoms, effects and treatments, visit our Sports Medicine Program's concussion page.


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