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ImPACT Concussion Testing

Charlotte Public Schools offers free concussion testing to its student athletes as part of the ImPACT (Immediate Post-Concussion Assessment and Cognitive Testing) program in partnership with EMPOWER, HGB rehabilitation services provided at AL!VE. ImPACT is the most widely used, scientifically validated, computerized concussion evaluation system. It helps assess an athlete’s cognitive status by comparing the baseline test to a post-concussion test when necessary.

HGB sponsors Saturday showing of Concussion to promote awareness and importance of testing

Hayes Green Beach Memorial Hospital is sponsoring the matinee showing of the movie, Concussion, at Eaton Theatres, 4:30 p.m., Saturday, Jan. 16. Students will be able to attend the movie for free with their identification.  Student athletes are especially encouraged to attend with their parents to learn about the importance of concussion testing and to better understand the risks and symptoms for those who play contact sports including football, volleyball, soccer, competitive cheer, basketball, wrestling, baseball and softball.

EMPOWER at AL!VE offers informational presentation on Functional Movement Screens

Miranda Moncada-Sullivan, P.T., D.P.T, and Derek Sanders, L.A.T., A.T.C., together with Hayes Green Beach Memorial Hospital’s rehabilitation services at EMPOWER in AL!VE, are pleased to provide the Charlotte community with a free informational seminar on Functional Movement Screens (FMS) from 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., Thursday, May 28. The presentation includes a brief demonstration.

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