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12-09-2012, 04:44 PM
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Originally Posted by hockeylover321 View Post
Are concussions a big enough issue that helmet manufacturers should step in? Is there a large enough demand for the reinvention of the standard hockey helmet? I mean the companies do put out small attempts to solve problems, but no helmet has been revolutionary or industry-changing. I'm furious about this issue, due to my 3 concussions to date, leaving me with symptoms for a long time.

Let me know what you think!
I believe Mark Messier's come out with a new line of helmets, launched 2 or 3yrs ago that purportedly do offer considerably more protection than those that were or are currently available from various manufacturers. And no mistake, this is a very serious issue, as post concussion syndrome can be an incredibly debilitating & life altering condition with extremely grave consequences for those affected by it.... and my sympathies to you & yours. Cant be an easy thing to deal with almost every waking minute. Beyond sad really.

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