Concussion Care

The Boston Globe Honors 41 Emerson Health Nurses


The Boston Globe’s 20th annual Salute to Nurses, published on May 7, 2023, features 41 Emerson Health nurses, more than any other hospital or health system.

10 Common Activities to Avoid When Recovering from a Concussion


Unlike with other bodily injuries, it can be difficult to see the progress you’re making as you recover from a concussion. That’s why it’s so important to stick with the process and allow your brain time to heal.

What Is Post-Concussion Syndrome?


Learn more about the causes, symptoms, diagnosis and treatment for post-concussion syndrome.

5 Tips to Prevent Concussions During the Winter


New Englanders still find ways to work and play outdoors during cold weather, but slippery surfaces can increase the risk for head and neck injuries. Whether you’re having fun skiing or skating, or just trying to shovel your sidewalk, use these tips to protect yourself against concussions.

Back on the Ice


Emerson's Sports Medicine team and Dr. Robert Cantu help a college hockey player recover so that he can get back on the ice.

At Year Three, Cantu Concussion Center Is Growing in Size and Impact


Advances in understanding and treating concussions, coupled with a growing staff of specialists and therapists, have helped the Dr. Robert C. Cantu Concussion Center lead the way in caring for patients.

Cantu Concussion Center expands its expertise


Because concussions bring about a broad range of symptoms and treatment pathways, our Dr. Robert C. Cantu Concussion Center offers access to a multidisciplinary team of experts, including physicians, nurse practitioners and rehabilitation therapists. With the addition of a pediatric neurologist and two neuropsychologists, we continue to broaden the comprehensive care that is available on-site to help our patients heal.

Pediatric Neurologist Joins Dr. Robert C. Cantu Concussion Center


Pediatric Neurologist Joins Dr. Robert C. Cantu Concussion Center


Cantu Concussion Center staff promote education to neutralize fear


The staff at Emerson’s Dr. Robert C. Cantu Concussion Center, with the help of recent grant funding, have embarked on outreach and research initiatives aimed at educating students, parents, coaches and even law enforcement in identifying and treating concussions.

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