Thursday, August 14, 2014
Cascio Named to LHSAA Advisory Committee
Dr. Brett Cascio, an orthopaedic surgeon with Orthopaedic Specialists, a part of the Memorial Medical Group has been named to the Louisiana High School Athletic Association (LHSAA) Sports Medicine Advisory Committee.
The committee advises the LHSAA on athletic safety and injury prevention issues such as concussion prevention, diagnosis and treatment.
Dr. Cascio is the medical director of Lake Charles Memorial Sports Medicine, which provides athletic trainers to all Calcasieu Parish high schools. Memorial Sports Medicine has implemented programs for Calcasieu Parish athletes with emphasis on brain injury prevention, ACL tear prevention, nutrition optimization, and maintaining healthy weight in wrestlers.
Memorial’s Foundation for Fairplay has also raised thousands of dollars for unique programs that focus on young athletes staying healthy for success after high school sports.