Post-Concussion Support Group to Meet – May 19

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Post-Concussion Support Group to Meet – May 19

Sayre, PA – The Post-Concussion support group for athletes and their families will hold its next meeting on Sunday, May 19, 2013.

This group offers support to athletes, and their families, who are dealing with sports related Post-Concussion Syndrome and those who have been forced to stop playing sports or working because of repeated concussions. 

The guest presenter for May is Kaitlynn Stubbs, a former Cheerleader and graduate of Athens Area High School. Stubbs, who has suffered concussion-related issues, was one of the inspirations for the support group’s creation. She plans to share her story and what others can learn from it.

Guthrie Sports Medicine Athletic Trainer Steve Hicks will host the meeting, which will be held at 2 p.m. in the Four Blue Conference Room, located on the fourth floor of Guthrie’s Sayre campus.
 
This will be the final meeting of the 2013 school year. Meetings will resume in September. For more information contact Steven Hicks, MS, ATC at email shicks1@stny.rr.com. You can also join the Facebook page: Twin Tiers Sports Post-Concussion Support Group.  If you would like to become a member please just send a request to be added.

Guthrie Health is a non-profit integrated health system located in north central Pennsylvania and Upstate New York, serving patients from an 11-county service area. Guthrie is comprised of a research institute, home care/hospice, hospitals in Sayre, Pa., Corning, N.Y., and Troy, Pa., as well as a multi-specialty group practice of more than 260 physicians and 130 mid-level providers in a regional office network encompassing sub-specialty and primary care sites in 23 communities throughout Pennsylvania and New York.  Guthrie Health offers a wide range of services and programs designed to enhance the health and well-being of those it serves.