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Houston Methodist Concussion Center

Patient Highlights

Huffman High School cheer-leader Casey Cochran

Huffman High School cheerleader Casey Cochran is one of hundreds of student athletes who underwent the 20-30 minute ImPACT process. This test, which helps health care providers diagnose concussion, is a vitally important tool for those who have suffered a head injury.

Marissa Washington, a goalie at Texas Southern University

Marissa Washington, a goalie at Texas Southern University, suffered a concussion during a soccer game in 2009. Ms. Washington was referred to the Houston Methodist Concussion Center, where her progress is closely monitored by regular ImPACT testing.

Lamar High School in Houston ISD

Many Houston- area schools, such as Lamar High School in Houston ISD, take precautions such as ensuring a medical doctor is on-site for every game. Concussions, however, can never be fully prevented.