Episode 44 – Shannon Busta (digital journalist, wrote about her concussion and new perspective)

By Monday, June 24, 2019 0 No tags Permalink 0

Shannon Busta is my guest on episode 44 of Concussion Talk Podcast. On June 14, 2019, Shannon wrote "How my concussion changed my relationship with success" for the Globe and Mail, about the concussion she sustained in the fall of 2017. She writes about how that concussion changed her life, her thoughts and goals for ...

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 42 – Able Sail NL (sailing program for people with disabilities, President Matt Debicki)

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My guest on episode 41 of Concussion Talk Podcast is Matt Debicki. Matt is the President and Founder of Able Sail NL non-profit, a NL (Newfoundland and Labrador) organization with the goal "to introduce the sport of sailing to people with all levels of ability, in particular helping those with physical and or mental barriers ...

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 9 – Phoenix Concussion Recovery (CBT & EMDR)

By Friday, May 3, 2019 0 No tags Permalink 0

Lauren podcasts from New York on Episode 9 of Phoenix Concussion Recovery Podcast. For her first podcast of 2019 Lauren delves into the world of Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) and Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR)! Topics I knew little about, until Lauren's thorough and enlightening explanation! Concussion Talk Podcast is available on: iTunes/Apple Podcasts YouTube SoundCloud Stitcher Google Play Music ...

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 ...