January 26, 2017
Fort HealthCare’s Concussion Management Team with the Fort HealthCare Therapy & Sport Center are hosting a free seminar for the public titled Evidence-Based Practice for Concussion Management on Monday, March 6, 2017 from 6:00-8:00 p.m. The presentation will take place at the Fort Memorial Hospital Auditorium, located at 611 Sherman Avenue East in Fort Atkinson. Registration is suggested. Register online at FortHealthCare.com/Classes, or by calling (920) 568-5244.
Julia Neppl, MPT, LAT is a physical therapist and Licensed Athletic Trainer at the Fort HealthCare Therapy & Sport Center. She states, “This event is for students, parents, coaches, athletic directors, school personnel, and all others involved with concussion prevention, treatment and management.”
She continues, “The seminar will feature members of our Concussion Management team – which includes primary care providers and athletic trainers. The program will share information about what a concussion is, our ImPACT™ (Immediate Post-Assessment and Cognitive Testing) program for providing baseline concussion screening for athletes who participate in contact sports, and what happens to a person following a concussion. This includes a discussion about prevention and treatment options.”
Fort HealthCare Therapy & Sport Center provides expert and personalized care, close to home, with a team of professional therapists on staff including athletic trainers, occupational therapist, physical therapists, and speech therapists on site providing care in a state-of-the-art facility and also at Fort HealthCare clinic locations in Whitewater and Lake Mills clinic locations. The therapists and athletic trainers believe the best care is received when it is coordinated between all members of a person’s healthcare team. Fort HealthCare Therapy & Sport Center also offers a number of specialty services including vertigo care, sports analysis, and dry needling, in addition to others. For more information, visit FortHealthCare.com/Therapy.
Fort HealthCare is committed to improving the health and well-being of our communities, with a vision to be the healthiest community in Wisconsin. As the leading healthcare provider in the region, it is our goal to reach as many members of the community as possible with health and wellness messages, providing tools and resources to help individuals improve their health and quality of life, while collaborating with several partners to positively improve the population’s health overall on a long term basis. For more information, visit FortHealthCare.com.