December 20, 2017 – The USA Bobsled & Skeleton (USABS) announced today a partnership with the NeuroLIFE Institute Functional Neurology Clinic (NLI), a leader in the future of health care for improved cognitive function, located in Marietta, Georgia on the campus of Life University.
“This partnership is a monumental occasion; the USA Bobsled and Skeleton Team represents the highest level of excellence in their respective fields,” said Nicholas DeFlumeri, DC, director of functional neurology at the NeuroLIFE Institute. “World class achievements deserve world class care. The NeuroLIFE Institute believes that every great achievement starts with just as great a commitment. We are committed to providing the best available and leading-edge neurological optimization that world champions demand. We are looking forward to serving these great athletes with as much love, passion and dedication that they so boldly put forth representing our great country.”
NLI will work closely with USABS High Performance Medical Provider, Andrew Ernst, to provide support for bobsled and skeleton athletes. Current USABS athletes Elana Meyers Taylor (Douglasville, Ga.) and Katie Uhlaender (Breckenridge, Colo.) have each utilized NLI’s resources in the past. NLI is making baseline testing, CNS fatigue monitoring and functional neurology treatments available to USABS athletes.
“We are learning more and more about preventing and treating concussions,” said USABS CEO Darrin Steele. “We don’t see as many concussions as some sports, but when we do see them we want to provide the best available resources to our athletes. NLI is on the leading edge of this research and we are thrilled to be partnered with them.”
Source: Life University