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Advances in Health: What is Sports Neurology?

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(WTNH) — The Ayer Neuroscience Institute has expanded services with the Sports Neurology Program.

The program is led by Dr. Stephanie Alessi-LaRosa, a board-certified neurologist who is Fellowship trained in Sports Neurology. Dr. Alessi-LaRosa will collaborate with specialists in sports medicine, physical therapy, athletic training and neuropsychology to comprehensively evaluate and manage sports-related neurological conditions.

What is Sports Neurology? Sports Neurology refers to the evaluation and management of patients with sports-related neurological injuries and conditions that may develop as a result of participation in athletic activities. Sports Neurology also deals with the safe participation in sports and athletics by patients with neurologic conditions such as migraine, epilepsy and multiple sclerosis.

  • Conditions Treated
  • Concussions and traumatic brain injury
  • Muscular issues
  • Peripheral nerve damage
  • Spinal cord injuries

Need more information?
If you are interested in the Sports Neurology Program, call 860.524.4330

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