Medical/ Wellness

A former NFL player’s health is the starting point for a successful transition to life after football. The Trust’s medical/wellness program is designed to assess health needs and provide world-class medical care.

The key resource here is the Brain & Body Assessment, which is provided by several leading health institutions located all around the country. The Trust has assembled a team of highly regarded medical centers. Each has direct experience in treating NFL players and is committed to helping them develop and maintain a healthy brain and body. Each partner will also provide a recommendation containing a plan of action that each player can follow in his home community.

The medical centers will provide former players with the following benefits:

Initial Screening

  • Identification of potential needs
  • Evaluation with Sports Medicine Psychiatrist

Transition Counseling

  • Sports Psychology Counseling
  • Goal Setting Sessions
  • Life Transition Programming

Cognitive and Neuropsychological Evaluation

  • Brain MRI

Musculoskeletal/Rehabilitation Evaluation

  • Discuss injury history and current functional status
  • Dietary Consultation

Subspecialty Referral Facilitation in Patients’ Local Area

  • Medical Services
  • Social Services

Other Health Resources

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High Cholesterol:
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High Blood Pressure:
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Sleep Apnea:
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