Episode 89 – Concussion/Brain Injury in the Military, Support & Recovery with Blair Hennessey

This podcast and even meeting Blair took longer than was expected when we first connected in January 2020. You know, back when it was easy to meet. We were going to meet at my favourite local restaurant, Quintanas, but then there was a huge snowstorm that shut down the city. About six weeks later the ...

Episode 88 – Nutrition Post-Concussion with Stephen Gurr (Premier Athletic Therapy & Sports Medicine)

An Australian who finds himself on the other side of the planet, Stephen Gurr is a nutritionist at Premier Athletic Therapy & Sports Medicine in St. John's, NL, Canada. He has also brought with him his wealth of knowledge about the importance of nutrition, for not only athletes, but for anyone! Stephen and I discuss ...

Episode 26 – Loss of identity, positive attitude, and finding help with Jaclyn

Jaclyn is a 23 year old who, in 2019, received multiple concussions in a 5 month span ending her college soccer career and leading her to PCS. She will be sharing her experience on finishing college despite these circumstances, dealing with loss of identity, the importance of finding the right health care professional, as ...

Episode 86 – CrashCourse by TeachAids with Scott Anderson

TeachAids is a social venture that grew out of Stanford and Dr. Piya Sorcar's doctoral work. "This effort grew into a collaborative consortium of world-class experts from disciplines including education, medicine, communications, technology, and design thinking. The Institutional Review Board-approved research and methodology has demonstrated statistically significant gains in learning and retention, and provided the ...

Episode 25 – There’s a poetry to recovery with Alan B.

Alan is a former professional boxer that now coaches. For years he has told his wife that something still wasn’t right in his head. When his wife and children noticed him becoming more angry, confused, depressed, and showing inappropriate behaviors they took him to the doctor. After numerous doctors, CTs and MRIs he was diagnosed ...

Episode 17 – POTS in Depth (with Kristina Hanson)

Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome. Lauren is back, and she's talking about POTS with Kristina! Pun (play on words really) at 34:35. Well done Kristina! Follow Lauren and Phoenix Concussion Recovery on Twitter or go to the Phoenix Concussion Recovery website! Phoenix Concussion Recovery Podcast is available on: iTunes/Apple Podcasts Spotify YouTube SoundCloud Stitcher

Episode 85 – Computational Neuroscience with Dr. Frances Skinner

Dr. Frances Skinner is a Senior Scientist of Computational Neuroscience at the Krembil Brain Institute's Krembil Research Institute. My first question, of course, was 'what is computational neuroscience?' I had seen a tweet from Krembil Brain Institute in which Dr. Skinner was tagged or to which she replied, but either way when I saw the ...

Episode 24 – PCS, life changes, self-advocacy with Nick K.

Nick is a 2x TBI survivor, currently battling PCS and an online nutritional coach and will be sharing his story and hopefully a few tips and tricks for recovery and managing PCS. We talk about what "in your head" means, about being your own best advocate, documenting recovery and more! Concussion Chats is a podcast hosted ...

Episode 23 – Get to Know a Host: Neuroscience, psychology, NLBIA and Erin Guilfoyle

Emily, Taya, and Nick ask their fourth co-host, Erin Guilfoyle how she became so interested in brain injury that she move to a different city to learn more about how best to help others, and how it led to her job as at the Newfoundland and Labrador Brain Injury Association (NLBIA), and to her being ...

Episode 22 – Mindset, asking for help, celebrating all the wins (no matter how “small”) with Ashley

Living with PCS, 3 years ago Ashley’s life was changed forever. What she thought was going to be a simple recreational game with friends on a Monday night, changed her life. Ashley will be speaking about how her positive mindset has become stronger than ever, how celebrating the little wins daily keeps you sane, and ...