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Dr. Cardenas Gives Advice on Cheerleading, Concussion

March 15, 2020
Dr. Javier Cardenas speaks with 12 News.

The hit new Netflix documentary, Cheer, has shined a light on the risks of concussion among cheerleaders. Javier Cardenas, MD, director of the Concussion and Brain Injury at Barrow Neurological Institute, spoke with 12 News in Phoenix about the risks of head injury and what parents can do to keep cheerleaders safe while they enjoy the sport they love. Watch the feature.