Concussion Program

Kevin D. Heaton, DOAt Access Sports Medicine & Orthopaedics we have one of the most comprehensive sports concussion management programs in New England.  Led by Sports Medicine Physician Dr. Kevin Heaton, we will carefully manage an athlete’s recovery following a concussion.  Dr. Heaton is specialty trained in concussion management and has significant experience in the treatment of concussions in athletes of all ages and skill levels.  Dr. Heaton’s concussion management protocol follows national and international standards.  He has relationships with regional and national experts across multiple disciplines to ensure that his concussion patients have access to the best care available.

If you (or your athlete) participate in contact or collision sports, the ImPACT™ test should be the first step in your season. ImPACT™ is a user-friendly, software-based test that doctors use as a tool to accurately evaluate recovery following a concussion. Fast, easy, and accurate: ImPACT™ puts the information that your doctor needs at his fingertips. With the help of a baseline evaluation, ImPACT™ lets our physicians make better recommendations for your player’s safe return to the game.

Click Below to Take the FREE* ImPACT Baseline Test Now!

*There is no fee to take the ImPACT Baseline Test through Access Sports Medicine & Orthopaedics for organizations or groups that we have established a previous relationship with. 

The ImPACT Test Requires a Customer Code for the Baseline Test.  The customer code has been provided to schools and organizations with an established relationship with Access Sports Medicine & Orthopaedics.  If you have misplaced or do not have the customer code email or call 603-775-7575.

Access Sports Medicine & Orthopaedics is proud to have provided over 1,800 baseline ImPACT tests to the surrounding community over the past year.  ImPACT testing has been an important part of both concussion education outreach and optimizing post-injury management in our Concussion Clinic. ImPACT (Immediate Post-Concussion Assessment and Cognitive Testing) is the most-widely used and most scientifically validated computerized concussion evaluation system.  It provides trained clinicians with neurocognitive assessment tools as part of determining safe return to play decisions.

If you have a school or organization who is interested in learning more or instituting ImPACT as part of a more comprehensive concussion program let us know. Please contact: for further details. For more information on the ImPACT test, click here.


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