Originally posted on RedSoxLife  |  Last updated 3/21/13
It has been over two weeks since Red Sox starting shortstop Stephen Drew was hit in the head, but a visit to Dr. Michael Collins in Pittsburgh gave Red Sox Nation a collective sign of relief as it was revealed that Drew can begin baseball activities again. Dr. Collins also revealed that while Stephen Drew is still experiencing concussion symptoms, his concussion does not appear to be a long term injury (so his missed time will be much shorter than say, Justin Morneau, who missed 81 games in 2010). Manager John Farrell reported that He’s improved. I will say it’s not completely cleared, but better than it was three days ago before he left. Dr. Collins gave him some assurances that it’s not going to be on the long end of the spectrum with recovery. For those who have never had a concussion before, let me tell you how awful it can be. While you look normal to those around you, you have problems focusing, remembering easy tasks and you have a constant headache that can either be pa...
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