Swedish American hosts Ask the Expert presentation on sports related concussions

Staff Report

Swedish American’s BetterLife Wellness will present a free community health presentation on Wednesday, August 5 from 5:30-6:30 p.m. at the I.D. Pennock YMCA, 200 Y Blvd.

Headache specialist Dr. Jeffrey Royce, MD, FAAFP, FAHS will discuss the recognition and treatment of sport related concussions.

Dr. Royce is a board-certified fellow of American Academy of Family Physicians and a certified headache specialist.

He has advanced training in the diagnosis and treatment of chronic and acute headaches.

Additionally, he has a special interest in migraine headaches and works with patients to not only treat but also identify the cause of their headache.

During this informative presentation Dr. Royce will discuss what a concussion is, how to recognize a concussion and what to do if you think someone might have a concussion.

Admission is free and light refreshments will be provided.

To register call Health Connect at 779-696-7081.

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