Guthrie to Hold Post Concussion Support Group Sept. 21

Guthrie will hold a free Post-Concussion support group for athletes and their families on Sunday, Sept. 21, at 2 p.m. in the 4 Blue Conference Room located on the fourth floor of the Guthrie Sayre office at One Guthrie Drive in Sayre, Pa.

Guest speakers at September’s meeting are Annie Wainwright and her mom, Renee Wainwright.  Annie is a senior at Tioga Central High School and member of the Girls’ Soccer team that has a history of concussions, Second Impact Syndrome, she will discuss her experiences and her recovery from Post-Concussion Syndrome.

For more information, contact Steven Hicks, MS, ATC at email The organization also maintains a Facebook Twin Tiers Sports Post-Concussion Support Group page. Select ‘join group’ to request to be added. 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 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 290 physicians and 155 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.

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