Rockville Centre, New York (PRWEB) August 19, 2011
When students return to school in September, their safety during sports activities will be of utmost concern to parents and educators. A panel of leading experts on concussion prevention, diagnosis, treatment and back-to-play assessments will address this issue with a free community program the evening of September 13 at the Huntington Hilton. All parents, coaches, athletic trainers, and other sports related staff and volunteers are welcome to attend. The program will be presented by Neurological Surgery, P.C. (NSPC), metro New Yorks premier neurosurgical private practice.
The First Annual NSPC Sports Related Conference on Concussion and Brain Injury will feature some of the regions foremost experts in neuroscience and clinical medicine, who will discuss the identification and treatment of sports related concussion and brain injury for young athletes. Among the topics to be covered will be the most current guidelines on assessment and back-to-play decisions in head injuries; recognizing the symptoms of concussion; and what to do to prevent concussions. Presenters and topics will include: