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Wheeling Hospital Provides ImPACT testing

August 9, 2019

Wheeling Hospital physical therapist J.T. Thomas instructs Wheeling Central Catholic junior Jude Cottrell while completing ImPACT testing for the upcoming football season. ImPACT, or Immediate Post-Concussion Assessment and Cognitive Testing, is used to support health care providers in making sound return-to-activity decisions following concussions. Cottrell was joined by his teammates in undergoing the testing. Wheeling Hospital’s Physical Therapy Department provides the free baseline testing in multiple sports for several area schools.

Wheeling Hospital physical therapist J.T. Thomas instructs Wheeling Central Catholic junior Jude Cottrell while completing ImPACT testing for the upcoming football season. ImPACT, or Immediate Post-Concussion Assessment and Cognitive Testing, is used to support health care providers in making sound return-to-activity decisions following concussions. Cottrell was joined by his teammates in undergoing the testing. Wheeling Hospital’s Physical Therapy Department provides the free baseline testing in multiple sports for several area schools.