Guthrie Post-Concussion Support Group to Meet - April 22

The Guthrie Post-Concussion Support Group will hold a meeting on Sunday, April 22 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 Rusty Wolfe from New Berlin, N.Y. Wolfe will discuss a number of concussions that she has sustained since childhood from sports and other incidents. Her most significant concussion was sustained as a result of a multi-collision motor vehicle accident in July of 2014. She is looking forward to sharing her story on her recovery from Post-Concussion Syndrome, her vision and vestibular deficits, and how they have affected her journey and relationships with her family.

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 or to participate in the free, live web meeting, please contact Steven Hicks, MS, ATC by email at twintierspcsg@gmail.com. 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 an 11-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., and Troy, Pa., as well as a multi-specialty group practice of more than 300 physicians and 190 advanced practice providers in a regional office network encompassing 45 sub-specialty and primary care sites in 21 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.