Know Your Baseline Why Athletes Should Have Baseline Concussion Testing
Concussion baseline testing is recommended for active individual between the age of 5-59 years old. Although your child may not experience a concussion, it is important to prepare and obtain a baseline to establish individualized data which allows physicians to better manage concussion if it does occur. Generally, it is recommended that a concussion baseline be established prior to the season but baseline testing can be completed at any point during the season.
Concussion baseline testing is offered individually as well as in a group setting. Interested in scheduling your team or group? Register online or contact the Inova Sports Medicine Concussion Hotline at 703-970-6427 or email IMGSportsMedicine@inova.org.