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 ...

Episode 34 – Concussion 101 Podcast (York Region Concussion Clinic)

By Wednesday, November 21, 2018 0 No tags Permalink 0

On episode 34 of Concussion Talk Podcast I talk to Taher, Caitlin, Donna, and Mona,  the Medical Director, Occupational Therapist, Physiotherapist, and Optometrist for York Region Concussion Clinic, respectively. This week sees the launch of their first concussion podcast series, Concussion 101. We talk about concussions, rehabilitation, and spreading awareness. Concussion Talk Podcast is available on: iTunes/Apple Podcasts YouTube SoundCloud GooglePlayMusic

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 ...

Different Lenses

By Thursday, November 1, 2018 0 No tags Permalink 0

I haven't written a post in a long time because, although my life has changed, I didn't think I had anything original to write about. I didn't want to state the same things over and over, but my new perspective offers me another lens through which I can view previous posts, and also life in ...

Episode 33 – Ashley Hiscock & I talk about concussions, athletic therapy and more!

By Monday, October 29, 2018 0 No tags Permalink 0

On Monday, October 29, 2018,  Episode 33 of Concussion Talk Podcast will be a relaxed chat between Ashley Hiscock - athletic therapist, Certified Kinesiologist and Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS),  and owner of Premier Athletic Therapy & Sports Medicine - and me. We chat about the concussions, the role of an athletic therapist, and more. Concussion Talk ...

Episode 32 – Cameron Yung (University; academically, socially, after multiple concussions)

By Tuesday, October 2, 2018 0 No tags Permalink 0

On episode 32 of Concussion Talk Podcast I talk to Cameron Yung, who recently graduated from Queen's University in Kingston, Ontario, Canada. By his count, he's had 9 concussions. He knows he had one in spring 2018, but can't remember it. He remembers the one before that, playing intramural soccer in the fall of 2017. ...

Episode 31 – Queen’s University Men’s Hockey Coach (Brett Gibson)

By Thursday, September 27, 2018 0 No tags Permalink 0

On Episode 31 of Concussion Talk Podcast I talk to Brett Gibson, Head Coach of Queen's Men's Hockey team. We talk about concussions in hockey, concussions among his players and student-athletes, and his own personal experience with concussion. Concussion Talk Podcast is available on: SoundCloud iTunes YouTube Google Play Music

Episode 7 – Phoenix Concussion Recovery Podcast (ACRM presentation preview)

By Monday, September 24, 2018 0 No tags Permalink 0

Lauren Ziaks and Chelsea Brown will present "Primitive Reflex Integration: A new treatment paradigm for concussive injuries" at this year's ACRM in Dallas at 11:15am on October 3, 2018. On this episode of Phoenix Concussion Recovery Podcast, Lauren previews their talk and discusses the role of primitive reflex integration in physical therapy treatment. Phoenix Concussion Recovery Podcast ...