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There are many ways you can help children and their families get the care they need.
One of the best things an athlete can do is to undergo ImPACT (Immediate Post-Concussion Assessment and Cognitive Testing) baseline testing before suffering a concussion, because it shows the athlete’s normal, healthy level of cognitive function. We can then use that data to help guide the athlete's recovery.
ImPACT baseline testing, which takes only 20 to 25 minutes, tests memory and reaction time, and it is recommended that athletes age 11 to 14 repeat the test every six months, while athletes ages 15 to 18 should undergo testing every 12 months.
ImPACT provides computerized neurocognitive assessment tools and services to determine an athlete's ability to return to play after suffering a concussion. Athletes can receive an ImPACT baseline test without insurance or co-pay for $25. Please contact our office at 617-355-3501 to make an appointment or to ask about our group rate.
• Baseline testing available at our locations in Boston and Waltham.
• Follow up care available at all sports medicine locations of care: Boston, Waltham, Lexington and Peabody.
Learn more about ImPACT baseline tests.
We are grateful to have been ranked #1 on U.S. News & World Report's list of the best children's hospitals in the nation for the third year in a row, an honor we could not have achieved without the patients and families who inspire us to do our very best for them. Thanks to you, Boston Children's is a place where we can write the greatest children's stories ever told.”