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The Back Story

Dec 7, 2020

We cover the frightening realities of concussions with Dr. Nitin Sethi, Associate Professor of Neurology at Weill Cornell Medicine. Dr. Sethi, who specializes in epilepsy, concussion and traumatic brain injury, is also the Chief Medical Officer of the New York State Athletic Commission, and a Certified Ringside Physician. 

This episode focuses on: (1:17) how a neurologist becomes a ring-side physician for boxing and the UFC, (7:50) CTE and who is at risk, (16:03) how brain injuries are treated and what to do if you have a concussion, (23:05) what athletes and the sports world needs to know about concussions, and (29:12) what's on the horizon for the science of concussions.
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