Taking Vision Therapy to the Big Leagues
It might come as a surprise to some that nearly 50% of the brain is devoted to vision. So when an injury such as a concussion occurs optometric physicians are fast to respond. As was the case with Phillies player Tommy Joseph who suffered his 5th concussion this past May.
Thankfully, a series of tests and some smart decisions by medical staff led Tommy to NJSOP member Dr. Michael Gallaway in Marlton, NJ. In this article by CSN Philly reporter Jim Salisbury, Dr. Gallaway explains that while Tommy’s vision was nearly perfect, he had a “full boat of ocular motor problems.”
Read on to find out how Dr. Gallaway was able to diagnose and treat Tommy and how it’s changed the way he now sees the game: Click here to read the full article on csnphilly.com