Leddy: Important That NHL Taking Steps to Reduce Concussions

Updated May 11, 2016 This content is archived.

John J. Leddy, MD, clinical professor of orthopaedics, is quoted in an Associated Press article about growing concerns in the National Hockey League about concussions and hits to the head after hundreds of documents were unsealed as evidence in a concussion lawsuit filed by former players.

“Collision sports are inherently dangerous, but with rule changes you can make them less dangerous,” he said. “And with better diagnostic protocols you can identify concussions and get them treated.”