An Athletes Journey: Sports and Traumatic Brain Injury

Tuesday, July 9th
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Spokane Public Library - Downtown 906 W Main Ave Spokane , 99201

As part of the Northwest Brain Injury Symposium lecture series, this event is designed to provide foundational information about the prevention, diagnosis, and management of Sports Related-Concussions.

A panel of experts from the community will discuss the components of concussion/TBI, reintegration post-injury, and the relative impact on athletes and their families.

  • Ryan Baker, MD – Shriner’s Hospital for Children
  • Heidi J. Peterson, LAT, ATC, PES – Multicare Hospital
  • Christine Guzzardo, PhD – Northwest Neurobehavioral Institute
  • Megan Lusk, PT, DPT – APEX Physical Therapy
  • RaMona Pinto, MS – Brain Injury Alliance of Washington
  • Moderator: Marysa Rogozynski – Brain Energy Support Team

The event is FREE and Open to the Public, with complimentary refreshments provided. Local resources exhibitors will be available too.

Sports-Related Concussions:

Otherwise known as Traumatic Brain Injury, reported within:

  • Football
  • Hockey
  • Soccer
  • Basketball

Injury prevention and management can help us continue to enjoy these activities into the future!Brain