Episode 81 – Two Different Stories, One Book (Ethan O’Brien & Dr. Sasha Blaskovich)

On episode 81 Erin and I talk to Ethan O'Brien and Dr. Sasha Blaskovich. Although each have unique concussion stories, and followed different paths, the two came together to co-author, Dr. B's Concussion Breakthrough (a #1 Amazon Best Selling Book)! We discuss their stories, concussion symptoms, Dr. Blaskovich's practice and why they wrote a book ...

Episode 18 – Concussion care and management, naturally (Brigitta)

Dr. Brigitta is a Naturopathic Doctor and Primary Care Paramedic with a mission to help active individuals braving concussion recovery, mental illness, and memory loss reclaim and optimize their resilient brains, naturally. With over a decade of experience as a paramedic, Brigitta has witnessed firsthand the care and management of concussions in both the Prehospital ...

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, ...

HeadCheck Health

My podcast sponsor and a brilliant company! HeadCheck Health is a company utterly focused on concussion and brain injury. From the outset their goal was "to build better concussion testing tools and a platform that could incorporate all aspects of concussion management in one place." That being said, they make tremendous software for that purpose! I ...

Phoenix Concussion Recovery

The exciting, engaging, and informative Phoenix Concussion Recovery was co-founded by Lauren Ziaks PT, DPT, ATC and Melinda Roalstad, MS, PAC. On this site they provide valuable, "evidence-based, research and clinically supported information and has been created for concussion education and identification as well as recommendations for early management." Lauren is the host of Phoenix ...

Episode 64 – The Concussion OTs (Occupational Therapy, Jenni Diamond, Gabi Kaplan, Neurology Centre of Toronto)

Jenni Diamond and Gabi Kaplan are occupational therapists (OTs) at the Neurology Centre of Toronto (NCT). They join me for episode 64 and we talk about OT, post-concussion difficulties that occupational therapy can address, and how OTs can help. While Jenni sees adults at NCT, Gabi sees pediatric clients. They discuss issues they often sees in ...

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 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 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 50 – Navigating Concussions (Molly Parker, PT, DPT)

This podcast is about Navigating Concussions with Molly Parker, PT, DPT. Molly has had Post Concussion Syndrome and a sensorimotor disorder for 7 years. Dr. Parker now uses a plethora of research, community engagement, and her ability to communicate via social media, to help others who have had a concussion to move forward. Dr. Parker ...