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Concussions and theYouth AthleteThursday, February 277 to 8:30 PMNorthern Westchester HospitalConference Center HostsChristina DochtermannKristy LavinskyCommittee MembersKaty BrayLeah DeSantisLara DiCorpoAmy FergusonDoris FreedmanJennifer GefskyEmily HanlonChristine McKenneyGretchen MenziesAmy OringelKeri O'SheaKerry Tomson
About NWHNorthern Westchester Hospital is a 501(c)3 not-for-profit, making it truly a community hospital. It provides quality, patient-centered care through the right combination of medical expertise, state-of-the-art technology and a commitment to humanity.
Concussions and the Youth AthletePresented by Victor Khabie, MD, Jim Dwyer, MD and Anna Alshansky, MDAccording to the CDC, emergency department visits for sports and recreation-related traumatic brain injuries including concussions among children and adolescents increased by 60 percent over the past decade.To address these issues in our community, Dr. Victor Khabie, Dr. Jim Dwyer, Dr. Anna Alshansky and Adam Cohen, PT, DPT will share what parents, coaches and athletic trainers need to know about concussions including the signs and symptoms, what happens when your child has to be evaluated and how to manage the injury.The following will be discussed:
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