Guthrie Sports Medicine to Host Post-Concussion

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Guthrie Sports Medicine to Host Post-Concussion

Sayre, Pa. – The Post-Concussion support group for athletes and their families will hold its next meeting at 2 p.m. on Sunday, Feb. 24.

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.  

Guthrie Sports Medicine Athletic Trainer Steve Hicks is hosting the meeting. The guest presenter will be Chaplain Michael Hughes, Director of Pastoral Service for Guthrie Robert Packer Hospital. Hughes will be speaking about resilience throughout the healing process for the athlete and their families.

March is National Athletic Trainer Month.

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 send a request to be added. For more information, contact Steven Hicks at email shicks1@stny.rr.com.

Guthrie Health is an 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.