Concussion Rehabilitation

Northern Physical Therapy is pleased to present a FREE Concussion Seminar featuring Dr. Brian Rieger, PhD, of Upstate Medical University!

This Seminar is open to Educators, Coaches, Nurses, School Clinical Staff, School Administrators, and Interested Parents of St. Lawrence County area School Athletes.

The Seminar is taking place at 10 a.m. Tuesday, November 12th at the Lisbon Central School Building.

To Register, Click Here.

If you have a “My Learning Plan”/Professional Learning Account through BOCES, you may register by clicking here: BOCES Registrant.

 

Northern Physical Therapy is home to Northern New York’s premier team of Concussion Rehabilitation Specialists.

In a world of ever-more-competitive school sports, we have taken the initiative and positioned concussion rehabilitation specialists in all three of our locations. These specialists are actively building their knowledge and experience in the field of concussion recovery, practicing on leading edge of advances made in the treatment and care of those who have experienced a concussion.

Our interest in keeping our students safe goes beyond treatment after a incident occurs. Our staff are available to come to your school, athletic association, or other organization to present to educators, parents, or students on the importance of concussion recognition and treatment. To book a speaking event, contact us here.

Concussion Stats

The rate of reported concussions doubled to 3.8 million/year between 2002 and 2012.
47% of all sports concussions occur in HS Football.
33% of school athletes that have experienced a concussion will experience a second concussion within one year.
39% Increase in catastrophic head injury leading to neurological disability as a result of a second concussion.

For information about Concussions from the CDC, click here.

We want to help our student athletes and parents.

What is your district’s plan to address athlete concussions? Click on your district’s name to be directly linked to the concussion plan. (Jefferson and St. Lawrence Counties) Don’t see your school on the list? Contact NPT Web Development here.

Jefferson County

Alexandria (No School-Specific Document Published)
Belleville-Henderson (No School-Specific Document Published)
Carthage
Indian River
LaFargeville (No School-Specific Document Published)
Lyme (No School-Specific Document Published)
Sacketts Harbor
Thousand Islands
Watertown
South Jefferson (No School-Specific Document Published)
General Brown (No School-Specific Document Published)

St. Lawrence County

Canton
Edwards-Knox
Gouverneur
Hammond
Hermon-Dekalb
Heuvelton (No School-Specific Document Published)
Lisbon
Massena (No School-Specific Document Published)
Morristown
Ogdensburg


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