Post-Concussion Support Group to Meet – October 13

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Post-Concussion Support Group to Meet – October 13

Sayre, PA – The Post-Concussion support group for athletes and their families will hold its next meeting on Sunday, Oct. 13 at 2 p.m. in the 4 Blue Conference Room, located on the fourth floor of the Guthrie Sayre office. 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.

Ms. Kelly Burkhart, a former Division II basketball player and current girls basketball coach at Athens Area High School, will be the guest speaker at the event. Ms. Burkhart will share her perspective both as a coach and as an individual who suffered multiple sports-related concussions during her years of play. Guthrie Sports Medicine, Athletic Trainer Steven Hicks is host the meeting.

For more information contact Steven Hicks, MS, ATC at email shicks1@stny.rr.com. The organization also maintains a Facebook Twin Tiers Sports Post-Concussion Support Group page. Select ‘join group’ to request to be added.

Guthrie Health 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 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.

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