Episode 71 – Concussion Comunicación (@latinxats; Dr. Alejandra Merriman y Oscar Lopez-Huerta LAT, ATC)

I completed Rosetta Stone Spanish (Latin America) in 2014, but geography, along with other circumstances, mean that my exposure to Spanish is limited, and I'm far from fluent. Nevertheless, it was a great course, I learned a lot, it wouldn't take long to get up to speed, and at the very least it's not indecipherable. ...

Episode 5 – Passport to Concussion Recovery: Collaborative Care with Dr Shannon Bauman

Dr. Shannon Bauman, Medical Director of Concussion North (Barrie, ON)BS, BScN, MD, CCFP (SEM), Dip. Sport Med. Each patient’s journey to concussion recovery is different. The complexity of a concussion injury alone can be overwhelming and difficult for individuals to understand, let alone monitoring the trajectory of their recovery that can include several practitioners. Dr Shannon Bauman, ...

Episode 1 – Post Concussion Syndrome; an interview with Joseph Carere

On the first episode of BRAINIAC, Edina Bijvoet, president of the University of Toronto chapter of the Concussion Legacy Foundation, will introduce the podcast and interview Joseph Carere, a University of Toronto graduate. Joseph Carere has been living with post concussion syndrome for 6 years and has undergone numerous therapies and treatments in the efforts ...

Episode 4 – Improving Objectivity, Multi-Sensory Integration, & the Future of Concussion Management

Meaghan Adams, PT, PhD (Neuroscience), Registered Physiotherapist Individuals with prolonged concussion symptoms may experience difficulties in busy environments with several different types of sensory stimuli (noise, light, crowds of people, etc). Subjective report of symptoms alone cannot characterize the underlying dysfunction in sensory processing and integration. The development of objective outcome measures will help improve ...

…Partners

Felicia and Allie from Keep Your Head Up @keepyourheadupKW share a segment that they have launched on their Instagram called TBI Through the Eyes of Others. Through this series, they aim to share insights from members of an individual’s circle of support following a concussion. In today’s episode Allie and Felicia discuss traumatic brain injury ...

Episode 3 – Diving Deep into Hormone, Women’s Health, & Holistic Concussion Care

Melissa Biscardi, MSc, Registered Nurse, Osteopathic Practitioner Concussion Specialization The body of knowledge surrounding women’s health and brain injury is complex but is continuing to grow. Hormonal changes may occur after a concussion injury that may affect reproductive health, menstruation, and even cognition. Melissa Biscardi joins Katie to discuss her pathway from nursing, osteopathy, and into ...

Episode 2 – Attitudes, Behaviours, & Prevention of Concussion in Sport

Michael Jorgensen PhD Student, MSc Psych Read Mike's publication: Jorgensen, M. P., O'Hagan, F. T., & Lehmann, H. (2017). Concussion beliefs in varsity athletes: Identifying the good, the bad and the ugly. Journal of Concussion, 1, 2059700217730257 Experiences and beliefs surrounding risk behaviours, reporting symptoms, and seeking care for sport-related concussion are shaped by more than just individual ...

Episode 1 – Cognitive-motor integration, concussion recovery & education

Dr. Johanna Hurtubise, PhD, CAT(C) @dr.nerdoscientist A concussion injury is incredibly complex. Understanding the foundations of neuroanatomy and function of the brain is crucial to develop practical interventions for rehabilitation. Dr. Johanna Hurtubise joins Katie to discuss her PhD research connecting cognition with movement (cognitive-motor integration) for assessment of concussion. As well as her journey as ...

NL Balance & Dizziness Centre

Kim Furlong, a highly trained and exceptionally experienced physiotherapist, is the owner and lead physiotherapist at NL Balance & Dizziness Centre in St. John's, NL (Newfoundland & Labrador), Canada. Kim was my guest on episode 62 of Concussion Talk Podcast. Thanks to her aforementioned education and experience, Kim is able to easily and effectively convey ...

Concussion Compass

Two physiotherapists with a remarkable breadth of knowledge about concussion have created a site, and a program, designed to support anyone going through post concussion syndrome (PCS). Concussion Compass was created by Natasha Wilch, a physiotherapist who has dedicated her career to helping people recovering from concussion, and Molly Parker, a physical therapist who, after ...