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Increased focus placed on managing concussions in student athletes

August 8, 2014

Photo by Becky Polaski – Mark Hoffman, MPT, the Director of Rehabilitation Services and Occupational Health at Penn Highlands Elk, is shown addressing attendees at a program on managing concussions in student athletes that was held in the Elk County Catholic High School auditorium on Thursday evening.

ST. MARYS – On Thursday evening, members of Penn Highlands Elk's Concussion Team hosted a program on managing concussions in student athletes in the auditorium at Elk County Catholic High School. The roughly 30-minute program was free to attend and provided a brief overview of concussions and the procedures that are in place to aid athletes in recovering from them.

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