Giroux on neck injury: “I will be fine”

Posted: November 21, 2012 by sykose in Injuries
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Originally posted on ProHockeyTalk:

Claude Giroux has offered some reassuring words in the wake of a recent neck injury that forced him to leave Berlin and visit a concussion specialist:

He’s going to be OK.

“I’m fine,” Giroux told CSN Philadelphia. “I’m just making sure that I am 100 percent.

“I will be fine.”

Giroux first suffered the injury after being checked in the head during a German league game last Friday, but initially brushed it off as a minor issue.

“Just a little neck injury,” he told the Philadelphia Daily News. “[Don't] read too much into it.”

Despite that diagnosis, the Flyers star was slow to recover. After a battery of head- and neck-injury tests in Berlin, the decision was made to return to North America and visit with Dr. Ted Carrick.

Carrick has treated the likes of Sidney Crosby and Guillaume Latendresse at his clinic at Life University in Atlanta…

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