Originally posted on Pro Sports Daily  |  Last updated 11/10/11

Marlene Reimer is admittedly concerned about her son's health.

"We're beginning to be a little more concerned than we were at first," the mother of Maple Leafs goaltender James Reimer told the Toronto Star on Thursday.

"At first, when (the Maple Leafs) said it was just going to be a day-to-day whiplash kind of thing, you just wait it out. But definitely our concerns are getting a little stronger as time that passes. We're definitely hoping there are going to be some answers coming out of the team shortly, what they're doing or what they're planning to do."

Reimer suffered the injury after colliding with Montreal Canadiens captain Brian Gionta during their game on Oct. 22.

The 23-year-old was initially deemed to have been suffering from whiplash, but the diagnosis was then altered to concussion-like symptoms and upper-body injury.

"That's the frustrating part for us - not knowing what it is, and why they're not calling it a concussion when they say 'concussion-like symptoms,'" she said.

"Like, how is that not a concussion? The initial test showed him to be clear of a concussion. But as it goes on, it's kind of mystifying. He's OK some days. And some days he's definitely not OK."

Reimer was off to a solid start this season, posting a 4-0-1 mark with a 2.58 goals-against average.

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