Guthrie Post-Concussion Support Group to Meet May 19
The Guthrie Post-Concussion Support Group will hold a meeting on Sunday, May 19 at 2 p.m. in the 4 Blue Conference Room located on the fourth floor of the Guthrie Medical Group in Sayre, Pa.
The meeting will feature guest speaker Tim Henry, a senior at Athens Area High School. Henry will speak about his difficult decision to give up sports because of his concussions. He will also talk about his concussion history and living with Post-Concussion Syndrome on a daily basis.
The Guthrie Post-Concussion Support Group features speakers who share their personal journeys in dealing with sports related post-concussion syndrome. The group is free and open to community members who have suffered a concussion and their families.
For more information, please contact Steven Hicks, MS, ATC by email at Steven.Hicks@guthrie.org. The group also maintains a Facebook page, Twin Tiers Sports Post-Concussion Support Group.
Guthrie is a non-profit integrated health system located in north central Pennsylvania and upstate New York, serving patients from a twelve-county service area. Guthrie is a member of the Mayo Clinic Care Network and is the first health system based in Pennsylvania and New York to join this network. Guthrie is comprised of a research institute, home care/hospice, hospitals in Sayre, Pa., Corning, N.Y., Towanda, Pa., Troy, Pa. and Cortland, N.Y., as well as a multi-specialty group practice of more than 325 physicians and 210 advanced practice providers offering 47 specialties through a regional office network providing primary and specialty care in 22 communities in Pennsylvania and New York. In addition, Guthrie offers home medical equipment and respiratory therapy products at seven convenient Med Supply Depot locations. Guthrie provides a wide range of services and programs to enhance the health and well-being of those it serves.