Sidney Crosby’s recovery is back in the hands of Canadian-born chiropractor Ted Carrick.
The Pittsburgh Penguins announced Monday their captain will meet with Carrick this week. Crosby was treated by the founder of chiropractic neurology in August and credited him with helping accelerate his return from a concussion earlier this season.
Crosby last played for the Penguins on Dec. 5, when his concussion symptoms returned.
“Sidney has made a lot of progress but he is still having some symptoms, so this is the next step in his recovery,” said Penguins general manager Ray Shero. “Obviously he won’t be back in the lineup until he is symptom-free.”
Crosby’s agent, Pat Brisson, noted Carrick specializes in helping improve the “vestibular system” ? which contributes to balance and spatial awareness.
That continues to be a problematic area for Crosby. He accompanied the Penguins on a three-game road trip last week and skated twice in Florida, telling reporters afterwards he continues to deal with issues related to motion.