Blog Posts in December, 2015

  • Chronicle: With Texans quarterback Brian Hoyer concussed for the second time in the past two months, how susceptible is he to more if he tries to return in the next week or so? He’s suffered five concussions, two this season, with the latest coming against the New England Patriots. The previous one was against the Cincinnati Bengals and he missed the game the following week and then was able ...
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  • The Concussion Movie - A Sports Neurologist's Perspective

    || 14-Dec-2015

    I had the opportunity recently to pre-screen Concussion, the new movie starring Will Smith as Dr. Bennet Omalu, the famed forensic pathologist credited with bringing the degenerative brain disease chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE) to light as it relates to repeated head-trauma, namely in sport. While I am by no means a trained cinema critic, Concussion is an excellent movie. But perhaps more ...
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