Episode 59 – Concussion Treatment & more (Molly Parker, DPT & Natasha Wilch, PT)

On episode 59, I talk to Natasha Wilch, PT, and Molly Parker, DPT (Molly was also my guest on episode 50) about their journeys to concussion-focused physiotherapy and their approaching webinar! We talk all things concussion and brain injury! Molly recently, in February 2020, moved to Nanaimo, B.C. to work with Natasha on both her own ...

Episode 58 – ConcussionMtl (McGill, Concussion Legacy Foundation, Emily Gittings)

On episode 58, I talk to Emily Gittings, Director of the McGill Chapter of Concussion Legacy Foundation. Emily joins me for a very interesting conversation in which we talk about brain injury/concussion, grief, and mental health, among other things! Concussion/brain injury does not occur instead of some other important moment in life, it happens in addition ...

Episode 57 – Concussion Corner Podcast & host (Dr. Jessica Schwartz, PT, DPT, CSCS)

On episode 57, I talk to Dr. Jessica Schwartz PT, DPT, CSCS (previously on episode 10). Dr. Schwartz is the host of Concussion Corner Podcast, a national spokeswoman for the American Physical Therapy Association, CEO of Physical Therapy To Go PLLC, and has first-hand experience dealing with her own concussion. We talk about Dr. Schwartz's ...

Episode 56 – Getting there – Attitude after brain injury (Charli Skinner)

A mild, moderate, or severe TBI often means many significant changes in every aspect of the injured person's life. For Charli Skinner, life was full of travel, skiing, sailing, and working for a humanitarian organization in London. However, it was after a fall in her own bathroom that led to her brain injury, a flare ...

Episode 55 – Keep Your Head Up (Allie & Felicia, concussion education)

On episode 55, I chat with Allie and Felicia of Keep Your Head Up. Both women sustained concussions while they were playing sports in high school; Allie playing rugby, Felicia, ringette. Both studied public health/health sciences at the University of Waterloo and now intend to share what they've learned about concussion through education and experience, ...

Episode 54 – CLF Canada Western University Chapter (Concussion Legacy Foundation)

For this episode, I talk to Kristin and Abby about concussion research, awareness, and support available at the University of Western Ontario through the Concussion Legacy Foundation Canada's Western University Team Up Against #Concussions Chapter. Those interested in having a trained speaker talk to their group/organization about concussions can reach out, to CLFC Western ...

Concussion: There IS Hope

Cindy Sue Bezas, M.S. is host of a podcast, Concussion: There IS Hope, aimed at bringing hope to those who've experienced a concussion, share stories, and to encourage everyone to learn and to make a difference in the lives of those effected. I encourage people to check out Cindy's podcast! Cindy interviewed me for Episode 5, ...

Episode 13 – Concussion in Women & Girls (Meaghan Adams, Katie Mitchell, Lauren Ziaks)

The important differences between men and women are apparent in other aspects of life and health, yet they have been conspicuously absent as part of concussion and brain injury research! Although very important, the differences remain under-appreciated! Episode 53 of Concussion Talk Podcast/episode 13 of Phoenix Concussion Recovery Podcast will hopefully morph into a series all ...

Episode 53 – Concussion in Women & Girls (Meaghan Adams, Katie Mitchell, Lauren Ziaks)

The important differences between men and women are apparent in other aspects of life and health, yet they have been conspicuously absent as part of concussion and brain injury research! Although very important, the differences remain under-appreciated! Episode 53 of Concussion Talk Podcast/episode 13 of Phoenix Concussion Recovery Podcast will hopefully morph into a series all ...

Episode 52 – Brain Injury Nova Scotia (ED Leona Burkey)

Episode 52 of follows close on the heels of episode 51, as I talk to Leona Burkey, Executive Director of Brain Injury Association of Nova Scotia. I first met Leona at Dalhousie University School of Physiotherapy as we were both speaking to a class of soon-to-be physiotherapists. Leona and episode 51 guest, Chloe Luckett, worked together ...