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August 13, 2018

Finding New Purpose After Career-Ending Concussions

By SharingMayoClinic SharingMayoClinic

After multiple concussions and memory loss, professional football player Ben Utecht went to Mayo Clinic for help. Since then, Ben’s gained insight into the importance of promptly recognizing and treating concussions. Now he’s dedicated to sharing that knowledge with others.

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Tags: Brain injury, concussion, Dr. Bradley Boeve


September 28, 2012

Sidelined by Concussions, Sydney’s Now Back in Action

By Susana Shephard susanashephard

One goal changed her life. Now almost two years after a devastating concussion, Sydney Urzendowski is changing the goals of her life. Sydney, of Elkhorn, Neb., was an active teenager, always on the go and had high aspirations in playing sports for a long, long time. Things changed for her when she was playing soccer […]

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Tags: 5292, 5333, Arizona, concussion, David Dodick, Mayo Clinic, return to play, sports, Sydney Urzendowski


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