ONSF and Greenwich High School PTA partner to present panel discussion on concussion

Greenwich High School PTA in partnership with ONSF (ONS Foundation for Clinical Research & Education, Inc.) will host a panel discussion entitled: Concussion — Get the Facts:  Best Practice Medical Plan and Academic Strategies on March 9, at 7 p.m. in the Media Center of Greenwich High School. The event will feature staff and students of Greenwich High along with ONSF concussion experts. Panelists will share the facts, bust the myths and empower parents and students with tools to navigate recovery from time of injury to return to play and school.

Panel members will include ONSF President and Sports Medicine Specialist Paul Sethi, MD, Pediatric Neuropsychologist and Brain Injury and Sports Concussion Management Specialist Tricia McDonough Ryan, PhD; Greenwich High School Athletic Trainer Peter Falla, ATC/L; Greenwich High School Nurse Mary Ann O’Connor, RN  and Coordinator 6-12 Guidance Services, Greenwich Public Schools Judith Nedell.

Attendees will learn: Best practice medical interventions; how the family system can change an outcome; best practice process for returning to learn; what academic support to expect; how returning to athletics, job, driving and after school activities should be managed.

For more information contact Mary-Stuart G. Freydberg, VP Parent Education, Greenwich High School, 203-832-7703 or ONSF at 203-869-3131; email: [email protected]

ONSF_LOGO_NoManONSF is a registered not-for-profit, 501(c)3 organization devoted to researching the causes and optimal treatments of orthopedic injuries and musculoskeletal conditions. ONSF, in alliance with Greenwich Hospital, strives to improve standards of excellence for the treatment of musculoskeletal disorders through clinical research, physician and patient education, and community outreach programs. The Foundation is located at 6 Greenwich Office Park, Greenwich.

For more  information about ONSF call 203-869-3131 or visit at onsf.org.

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