Post-Concussion Support Group to Meet – Feb. 16

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Post-Concussion Support Group to Meet – Feb. 16

Sayre, Pa. – The Post-Concussion support group for athletes and their families will hold its next meeting on Sunday, Feb. 16 at 2 p.m. in the 4 Blue Conference Room on the fourth floor of the Guthrie Sayre office at One Guthrie Drive in Sayre, Pa. The group offers support to athletes and families dealing with sports related Post-Concussion Syndrome as well as those who have been forced to stop playing sports or working because of repeated concussions. It is free and open to the public.

At this meeting, guest speaker Courtney Brown will make her second presentation to the support group. Miss Brown is a former cheerleader who will discuss how a cheerleading injury has led to a 7-year struggle with Post-Concussion Syndrome and Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI). Joining Ms. Brown will be her mother, Jeannie Brown. They will both address concussion and brain injury-related depression.

For more information, contact Steven Hicks, MS, ATC via email at mtwintierspcsg@gmail.com. The organization also maintains a Twin Tiers Sports Post-Concussion Support Group Facebook page. Select “join group” to request to be added.

Guthrie 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 offers a wide range of services and programs designed to enhance the health and well-being of those it serves.