Free Movie Night
Tuesday, December 4
6:00 p.m. at the Sedro-Woolley Community Center
703 Pacific Street • Sedro-Woolley
You are invited to join us in viewing the new documentary, Head Games. It tells the story of football player and wrestler Chris Nowinski’s quest to uncover the truth about sports-related head injuries. The movie includes relevant science on brain trauma, advice on how to better deal with concussions at all levels of sports, and some of the tragic stories from sports such as football, hockey and soccer that have now been determined to be due to concussions.
Head Games is rated PG-13 and will be of special interest to sports-enthusiasts, athletes, parents and coaches. For more information, call United General Hospital at (360) 856-7245.
“Head Games tries to open the eyes of sports lovers to dangers that have too often been minimized and too seldom fully understood.” – New York Times
Local Resource for Concussion Management
Dr. Nadya Volsky, of United Family Medicine in Sedro- Woolley, is trained in Primary Care, Sports Medicine and utilizing ImPACT® as part of concussion management. ImPACT® (Immediate Post-Concussion Assessment and Cognitive Testing) is the first, most-widely used, and most scientifically validated computerized concussion evaluation system. Dr. Volsky recommends that all athletes playing contact sports have a baseline test before their season begins.
Dr. Volsky will be available after the movie to answer questions you have about concussions. To schedule a sports physical or baseline concussion test, call United Family Medicine, at (360) 856-7230.