The Guthrie post-concussion support group for community members who have suffered a concussion and their families will hold a meeting on Sunday, December 11 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 is free and open to the public. It will feature guest speaker Adam Hunsinger, a graduate of Athens Area High School and current student at Corning Community College. Hunsinger was forced to stop playing collision and contact sports in high school because of multiple concussions. He will talk about his struggles with recovery and dealing with Post-Concussion Syndrome (PCS).
The Guthrie post-concussion support group has featured dozens of speakers who have shared their personal journeys of dealing with sports related post-concussion syndrome. The group tagline is, “You’re Not Alone” and focuses on making sure individuals and families have the support they need when recovering from this type of injury.
For more information or to participate in the WebEx free live web simulcast, please contact Steven Hicks, MS, ATC by email at firstname.lastname@example.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 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 290 physicians and 175 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.