Guthrie Post-Concussion Support Group Reaches Second Anniversary

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Guthrie Post-Concussion Support Group Reaches Second Anniversary

Sayre, Pa. – The Post-Concussion support group for athletes and their families will hold its next meeting at 2 p.m. on Sunday, November 11, 2012. 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. The meeting will take place in the Four Blue Conference Room, on the fourth floor of the Guthrie Clinic in Sayre, Pa.  

This meeting will signify two years since the group began. Group founder Steven Hicks, MS, LAT, ATC will be presenting. Hicks will lead the discussion on ways to improve upon our concussion management of student athletes, current trends in concussion injuries and the recommended practice of “return to play.”

Those in attendance will also be given the chance to share their stories, for the benefit of the group as a whole.

For more information contact Steven Hicks at email shicks1@stny.rr.com.
You can also join the group’s Facebook page: Twin Tiers Sports Post-Concussion Support Group.  If you would like to become a member please just send a request to be added.

Guthrie Health is a community-based, not-for-profit health care system jointly formed by Guthrie Healthcare System (GHS) and Guthrie Clinic, also not-for-profit health care organizations. GHS provides inpatient, outpatient and home-based services through Guthrie Corning Hospital, Guthrie Troy Community Hospital, Guthrie Robert Packer Hospital, and Guthrie Home Care and Guthrie Hospice. Guthrie Clinic provides primary and specialty physician services at 25 regional clinics. Guthrie Health provides care for 200,000 patients annually within its eleven-county service area across the northern tier of Pennsylvania and the southern tier of New York.