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Protecting Brains, One Hit at a Time

Concussions are the number one sports media concern today, mainly because more attention is being given to the topic, including from the NFL and the CDC. I am thankful that concussions are today in the forefront. The short and especially long-term consequences of multiple head traumas is just beginning to be more fully recognized. Many studies in this area are being done today and more are needed to help us protect especially our youth.

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Concussions and Our Kids

The new book by Dr. Robert C. Cantu, coming September 2012.  Click here to order.

Part manifesto, part prescription, Concussions and Our Kids is essential reading for parents, coaches, and anyone interested in young athletes and their well-being.

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Protecting Brains, One Hit at a Time

Concussions are the number one sports media concern today, mainly because more attention is being given to the topic, including from the NFL and the CDC. I am thankful that concussions are today in the forefront. The short and especially long-term consequences of multiple head traumas is just beginning to be more fully recognized. Many studies in this area are being done today and more are needed to help us protect especially our youth.

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About Dr. Cantu

Currently Dr. Cantu's professional responsibilities include those of Clinical Professor Department of Neurosurgery and Co-Director Center for the Study of Traumatic Encephalopathy, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA; Senior Advisor to the NFL Head, Neck and Spine Committee; Section Co-Chair Mackey-White National Football League Players Association Traumatic Brain Injury Committee; Co-Founder and Chairman Medical Advisory Board Sports Legacy Institute, Waltham, MA; Adjunct Professor Exercise and Sport Science and Medical Director National Center for Catastrophic Sports Injury Research ...

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Patient Testimonials

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“I first met Dr Cantu after sustaining...

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