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Crosby sees specialist - 01-21-12

Written by Seth Rorabaugh on .

From the Post-Gazette's Dave Molinari:

Penguins center Sidney Crosby, who is recovering from a concussion, went to California Friday to be examined by Dr. Robert S. Bray, a neurological spine specialist.

He is to undergo a series of tests there, according to the Penguins, who described the visit as "part of his continuing treatment program."

Dr. Bray is the founding director and CEO of the D.I.S.C. Sports and Spine Center. He worked with the U.S. Olympic team at the 2010 Winter Games.

Crosby, who has not played since Dec. 5, spent most of this week in Atlanta with a specialist in chiropractic neurology, Ted Carrick.

They worked on his problems with motion and balance, and Crosby continued skating while in Georgia.

"Sidney is meeting with some of the top specialists in the country as he continues his recovery," general manager Ray Shero said in a prepared statement.

EN Says: We don't have the necessary medical training to properly weigh in on the significance on this latest development, but we will say it's refreshing to see the Penguins provide a little bit more transparency on Crosby's health in recent weeks.

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