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Experiences: Cancer

By Sunday, June 25, 2017 0 No tags Permalink 0

The main point I want to make here is that brain injury awareness is very important, and now is a great time - as good a time as any - to get involved in brain injury education, research, awareness, #BIAM17. As much as I read and hear about amazing research, and impressive developments in brain ...

Helmets and Mechanics: UCLA Concussion Conference Part 2

By Monday, June 12, 2017 0 No tags Permalink 0

This post was written by Lauren Ziaks, DPT, ATC, on February 11, 2017 after attending the UCLA Sport-Related Concussion Conference in January, 2017. This type of information and more will be available once the all new Phoenix Concussion website launches Summer 2017! Lauren and Melinda will soon be doing their own, Phoenix Concussion Podcast, which will ...

Brain Injury Awareness!

By Thursday, June 1, 2017 0 No tags Permalink 0

June is Brain Injury Awareness Month in Canada (#BIAM17)! You can help promote brain injury awareness in many different ways, including by supporting Brain Injury Canada, and your local or provincial brain injury association, such as the NLBIA (Newfoundland and Labrador Brain Injury Association) and our LoveYourBrain - inspired yoga classes throughout the month! For the past ...

YouTube Channel: Lauren Ziaks/Phoenix Concussion

By Thursday, May 11, 2017 0 No tags Permalink 0

DPT Lauren Ziaks was on epsiode 20 of Concussion Talk Podcast and now it's on Concussion Talk Podcast YouTube Channel. Lauren's new website, Phoenix Concussion, will soon be up and running. Phase 2 is their Return to Life and Sport Exercise Program, and they continue to fundraise for their Concussion App! Lauren and Phoenix Concussion will be doing ...

YouTube Channel: Toronto Hospitals

By Wednesday, April 26, 2017 0 No tags Permalink 0

This is Concussion Talk Podcast YouTube Channel This time the three podcasts talk about brain injury, concussion, CTE, research at three Toronto Hospitals: UHN (University Health Network, Toronto Western, Krembil Neuroscience Centre, Canadian Concussion Centre) Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital - Concussion Centre Sunnybrook Research Institute Excellent research is being done at these three hospitals is talked about on: Episode 26 ...

YouTube Channel

By Monday, April 24, 2017 0 No tags Permalink 0

This is Concussion Talk Podcast YouTube Channel. I started it when I started doing my podcasts in 2015, but I've been having trouble getting the sound and picture to work on my computer, so I haven't been uploading any YouTube versions of my podcast lately. I've figured that out, so I will be putting YouTube podcasts out. ...

Dr. Tartaglia, UHN, UofT Medicine – Podcast #26

By Wednesday, March 29, 2017 0 No tags Permalink 0

On episode 26 of Concussion Talk Podcast I talk to Dr. Carmela Tartaglia. A concussion researcher and neurologist at the Krembil Neuroscience Centre's Memory Clinic in Toronto, in July 2016, Dr. Tartaglia was awarded the Marion and Gerald Soloway Professorship in Brain Injury and Concussion Research, a joint appointment between the University Health Network (UHN) and ...

Doing more speaking!

By Thursday, March 23, 2017 0 No tags Permalink 0

Many thanks to the Rotary Club of Waterford Valley! After speaking, I was asked engaging questions about brain injury, my experience, and my thoughts about brain injury/concussion in sport. The kind words after I finished speaking also encourage me to keep speaking about brain injury! I spoke about; my brain injury, including the cycling accident, my ...

Who You Are Now

By Wednesday, March 8, 2017 0 No tags Permalink 0

Thank you to Head Trauma Support Project of Sacramento for mentioning and sharing on Twitter, a post I wrote a year ago: <blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Take a look at this man&#39;s message on how a brain injury does not define who you are. <a href="https://t.co/OXGjLUl2ZX">https://t.co/OXGjLUl2ZX</a></p>&mdash; HTSP (@SacHTSP) <a href="https://twitter.com/SacHTSP/status/838890974558367744">March 6, 2017</a></blockquote> <script async src="//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script> That is ...

Rowan’s Law: Podcast #25

By Tuesday, February 28, 2017 0 No tags Permalink 0

On episode 25 of Concussion Talk Podcast, I talk to Rowan Stringer's father, Gordon. Rowan was 17 years old and a very active multi-sport athlete who died after sustaining two concussions in less than a week while playing high school rugby in Ottawa. Gordon's wife, Kathleen, and he are vocal proponents and advocates for concussion ...

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