Post-Concussion Support Group to Meet – January 19

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Post-Concussion Support Group to Meet – January 19

Sayre, PA – The Post-Concussion support group for athletes and their families will hold its next free and open to the public meeting on Sunday, Jan.19, at 2 p.m. in the 4 Blue Conference Room located on the fourth floor of the Guthrie Sayre office at One Guthrie Drive in Sayre, Pa. The 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.

Guest speaker, Heather Westbrook, is a former Division 2 basketball player at Mansfield University and current junior high girls’ basketball coach for Athens Area School District. Ms. Westbrook will speak about coaching athletes suffering from concussions from both a parental and personal point of view.

For more information contact Steven Hicks, MS, ATC at email shicks1@stny.rr.com. The organization also maintains a Facebook Twin Tiers Sports Post-Concussion Support Group page. Select ‘join group’ to 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.

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