Seeing Stars was founded by Neurologists with an expertise in sports related neurological issues in an effort to improve the quality of life of athletes of all ages. Our doctors serve as consultants and team physicians for the NFL,
The Seeing Stars Foundation is a 501 c non-profit organization whose mission is to support research and education on sports related concussion and sports related neurological injuries from the pee wee to the professional level. The Foundation is currently working on a national outreach program to train physicians, athletic trainers and other healthcare professionals in the diagnosis and management of sports related concussion, as well as a national television and print media campaign for sports related concussion awareness. Our members are currently working with the US Congress on H.R. 1347 which provides for the establishment and implementation of concussion management guideline with respect to school age children, along with the
In the future we plan on developing and funding clinical research programs geared towards understanding the mechanism and physiology of sports related concussion, as well as evidenced based research studies on Neuroimaging techniques Neuropsychological testing, and the management of concussion related symptoms. Despite all the recent publicity in the media and subsequent congressional hearings there is little to no funding for sports related concussion education and research.
The Seeing Stars Foundation will host a very comprehensive seminar on sports-related concussion in the Fall of 2013. Stay tuned!