Concussion Myths and Facts

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Start the fall sports season off right with this free program for parents, coaches, athletic trainers, and athletes of all kinds and all agesDr.Chad Beattie

Join Chad Beattie, MD, primary care sports medicine specialist and director of Hawthorn Medical Associates Comprehensive Concussion Clinic in North Dartmouth, for a discussion of concussion.

Learn in easy-to-understand terms the myths and facts about concussion, including:

  • what a concussion is
  • why a second concussion can be more damaging that the first
  • how concussions can (and cannot) be diagnosed
  • the value of special tool called “ImPACT testing” that can assess potential changes or damage caused by a concussion

Offered by Saint Anne’s Hospital Center for Orthopedic Excellence, Fall River.  

This program is free, but advance registration is requested by calling Steward DoctorFinder at 1-800-488-5959.

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