Post-Concussion Support Group To Meet

Sayre, PA – The Post-Concussion support group for athletes and their families will hold its next meeting on Sunday, December 11, 2011. 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.

Guthrie Sports Medicine Athletic Trainer Steve Hicks is hosting the meeting, which will be held at 2:00 p.m. in the Guthrie Clinic Family Medicine Conference Room, located on the first floor of Guthrie’s Sayre campus. Jack Young, head football coach for Athens Area High School and head wrestling official for the PIAA District 4, will be presenting “The Role of Coaches and Officials When It Comes to Concussed Athletes.”

For more information contact Steven Hicks, MS, ATC at email You can also visit the Facebook page at 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 Corning Hospital, Troy Community Hospital, 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 area service area across the northern tier of Pennsylvania and the southern tier of New York.