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Our Concussion Management Protocol


The Brain Heroes proprietary concussion management protocol ensures that every athlete, no matter what age or level of play, experiences a comprehensive evaluation during the testing and post-concussion phases. Our protocol includes:


1)    Baseline testing

2)    A medical review of the test to confirm the validity and cataloguing of the test by Brain Heroes.

3)    In the event of a concussion:

  • We access the athlete’s baseline test.
  • A physician evaluates the athlete.
  • A consultation with other specialists occurs, if needed.
  • An individualized recovery plan is created.

4)    Post-injury testing takes place, if indicated.

5)    Implementation of a Return-to-Play program is coordinated with the athlete’s coaches and team athletic trainer.


The baseline assessment includes:

    • Neuropsychological assessment. The Immediate Post Concussion Assessment and Cognitive Testing (ImPACT®) test is the most widely used and scientifically validated computerized concussion evaluation system. These neurocognitive assessment tools and services are medically accepted as state-of-the-art best practices. Measurements include short- and long-term memory, attention and concentration, problem-solving and speech.
    • A review and interpretation of the test by a SportsMedSA physician
    • Priority scheduling status and accessibility to the Brain Heroes physicians in the event of a head injury.

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