Concussions and Athletic Therapy

By Monday, June 10, 2019 0 No tags Permalink 0

Ashley Hiscock, owner of Premier Athletic Therapy and Sports Medicine, and Concussion Talk Podcast sponsor, writes about athletic therapy for June, National Athletic Therapy Month. Recently, the Canadian Olympic Committee and the Canadian Paralympic Committee adopted new guidelines with regard to sport-related concussions. These guidelines have been created in an effort to reduce the impact that ...

Episode 41 – Recovering from concussion in sport (Katy Winton, TFR Enduro)

By Monday, May 27, 2019 0 No tags Permalink 0

My guest on episode 41 of Concussion Talk Podcast is Katy Winton. Katy placed 3rd overall in the Enduro World Series (EWS) in 2018 and 2017, representing TFR (Trek Factory Racing) Enduro. Unfortunately, Katy has been on a break from racing since being diagnosed with a concussion after a crash earlier this year in a ...

Episode 39 – Trek Factory Racing to use HeadCheck (Trek Sports Marketing Director Tim Vanderjeugd & Harrison Brown, CEO HeadCheck Health)

By Monday, April 8, 2019 0 No tags Permalink 0

On episode 39 of Concussion Talk Podcast I talk to Sports Marketing Director Tim Vanderjeugd for Trek Factory Racing (TFR), and Harrison Brown, CEO of HeadCheck Health, who I spoke to last episode. Since that podcast, Trek Factory Racing has partnered with HeadCheck Health and will use the software for the identification, documentation, assessment and management ...

Speaking: Optimism

By Monday, March 18, 2019 0 No tags Permalink 0

Originally, when I thought I'd like to do public speaking, I was thinking about brain injury, my story, and my recovery. In 2016 I began to speak locally, and once in Halifax at Dalhousie University, and it was good, proceeding at a modest pace, but proceeding nonetheless. In the spring of 2017 I was thinking ...

But you don’t LOOK sick

By Tuesday, January 22, 2019 0 No tags Permalink 1

This is a post by Mal from Minneapolis, MN, U.S.A. It can also be found at https://injuryjourney.blogspot.com/2019/01/but-you-dont-look-sick.html?m=1 Mal contacted me on Instagram and sent me this post after I posted last week about sharing your story of how brain injury has effected you. Thank you Mal! You don't necessarily need to write a ...

Talk…or Write. Ask.

By Monday, December 3, 2018 0 No tags Permalink 0

Complex situations, be it brain injury, including concussion, or cancer, take people working together to properly address. That doesn't mean every problem will be solved, or every situation will be foreseen, but when people talk to each other, work together, understand that everybody's circumstance is unique, people feel part of something, they can feel that ...

Episode 35 – Yoga and Brain Injury (“Yoga Brain” writer – @_yogabrain on Instagram)

By Wednesday, November 28, 2018 0 No tags Permalink 0

On Episode 35 of Concussion Talk Podcast writer @_yogabrain on Instagram, and I talk about brain injury, including concussion, and her blog post, "Yoga Brain". -A talks about her concussions, how they've effected her, how she got into yoga, and how she feels its helping. We also talk about time, and patience.  Concussion Talk Podcast is ...

Yoga Brain

By Friday, November 23, 2018 0 No tags Permalink 0

This article was written by -A. Follow her on Instagram @_yogabrain  I didn’t wake up one day and decide I was going to start practicing yoga because it would be beneficial for my brain injury. When I moved to the big city of Toronto to start university, I bought a yoga mat because yoga seemed ...

Life Through Your Own Lenses

By Thursday, November 8, 2018 0 No tags Permalink 0

In my last post, Different Lenses, I wrote about my experience with cancer, from diagnosis to chemotherapy. I also briefly described my attitude that life is made up of all of our experiences, good and bad. In this post I will discuss brain injury, cancer, or any other issue in your life as not simply ...