Episode 60 – Self Isolation, Physical Distancing, COVID19 & Brain Injury (Michelle McDonald, Brain Injury Canada)

After almost five years of solo-hosting, I'm joined in my efforts by Charli Skinner. Charli was on episode 56 - Getting There. Our guest is the Executive Director of Brain Injury Canada, Michelle McDonald. Michelle, Charli and I talk about how those with brain injury, post concussion syndrome (PCS), and others are affected by the ...

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 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 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 ...

Episode 51 – Yoga for Acquired Brain Injury (Chloe Luckett, Brain Injury Nova Scotia, #LoveYourBrain)

This podcast is about how community and helping others can be such a big and important part of living with a brain injury. In the case of my guest, Chloe Luckett, yoga and LoveYourBrain became an extremely important part of, not only her recovery, but of her entire life. Chloe talks about how, with Brain ...

Episode 12 – Phoenix Concussion Recovery (Persistent Postural Perceptual Dizziness – 3PD, Chronic Dizziness)

Happy new year! Phoenix Concussion Recovery Podcast is back in 2020! Lauren and I were choosing between chronic dizziness and chronic pain to be the topic for this episode. Chronic dizziness will be the topic for episode 12, but chronic pain is the first topic in the queue. Lauren talks about chronic dizziness, or Persistent Postural-Perceptual ...