Anne Mucha is the Coordinator of Vestibular Rehabilitation for the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center Sports Concussion Program and Centers for Rehab Services. She is a board certified clinical specialist in Neurologic Physical Therapy with advanced certification in vestibular rehabilitation. With over 20 years in treating individuals with neurologic conditions, she is also actively involved in clinical research related to the evaluation and management of patients following concussion.
Dr. Mucha was recently appointed a member of the CDC panel of experts to develop clinical guidelines for diagnosis and management of mild traumatic brain injury among children and adolescents. She received her Bachelor’s and Advanced Master’s degrees in Physical Therapy from the University of Pittsburgh; and her Doctor of Physical Therapy degree from Temple University. Dr. Mucha is a frequent national lecturer on topics related to concussion and serves as an adjunct faculty member in the School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences at the University of Pittsburgh.
Concussion is an ongoing public health initiative, due to high prevalence and potentially serious long-term consequences that may arise from incomplete recovery and improper management.… read more
Concussion often results in a multitude of issues, including symptoms, deficits in cognitive function and impairments in the vestibular and visual systems. Effective management requires… read more
According to the CDC, up to 3.8 million concussions occur annually in the United States. Approximately 20% of these injuries may not recover quickly and… read more
Vestibular physical therapists are often consulted in concussion management due to the presence of visual and vestibular dysfunction following the injury. A multitude of visual… read more