Heading for trouble

Concussions aren't just the NFL's problem

Originally Published: March 8, 2009
By Peter Keating | ESPN The Magazine

This story appeared in ESPN The Magazine's March 23, 2009, issue. Subscribe today!

UPDATE: Jill Brooks, the neuropsychologist who treated Melissa Wester Inzitari, now runs Head 2 Head Consultants, a practice in Gladstone, N.J., and is a member of the New Jersey State Interscholastic Association's Medical Advisory Committee.

LIKE ALL GREAT ATHLETES, she slows the game down. She soars in the air and, for a moment, sees every angle. Teammates flashing grins as ...

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