Why The Sports Neurology Clinic?
Leadership: The Sports Neurology clinic is directed by Dr. Jeffrey Kutcher, an internationally recognized pioneer and leader in the field of sports neurology. Dr. Kutcher founded the first sports neurology fellowship in the U.S. in 2012 and led the effort to create the Sports Neurology section of the American Academy of Neurology. Dr. Kutcher served as the founding Director of the University of Michigan’s NeuroSport program. He is currently a team physician for the U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association, the director of the National Basketball Association’s (NBA) concussion program and works as an advisor to the Players’ Associations of both the National Football League and the National Hockey League.
Patient Care: We have the largest team of practicing sports neurologists in the world who are specialty trained in the neurological care of athletes. We believe in protecting athlete brain health throughout your career and beyond. Our commitment to athletes is modeled through our personalized approach to diagnosis, injury management and return-to-play decisions. We diagnose and treat all aspects of neurological conditions in athletes, going far beyond concussion care alone. Our full-service treatment facility features dedicated performance and therapy areas, as well as a cutting-edge brain function testing system (Brain Network Activation™).
Conditions We Treat
- History of concussion(s)
- Memory or “fogginess”
- Post Concussion Syndrome (PCS)
- Peripheral nerve injuries
- Effect of cumulative head impacts
- Spinal cord abnormalities
What is a Sports Neurologist?
A Sports Neurologist is a physician that has completed four years of medical school, three-four years of neurology residency and at least one year of a sports neurology fellowship. Sports Neurologists are specifically trained in the diagnosis and management of neurological conditions in athletes. In addition to their level of knowledge in the exam room, they are also trained to care for athletes in their natural sporting environments.
What types of patients do you treat?
We treat athletes of all ages and levels play, including youth, high school, collegiate, and professional. In addition, we also treat former and retired athletes with neurological conditions.
How do you define “athlete”?
Athletes are any active lifestyle individuals who regularly engage in sports, recreational, performance, and military activities.
Do you accept insurance?
Yes, we accept most major insurance plans.
How do I schedule an appointment or get more info?
You can reach us at 810-522-6080 or schedule an appointment here.