Episode 70 – Neuroplasticity (Surrey Neuroplasticity Clinic, Melissa Medeiros)

Neuroplasticity one of the first words I remember hearing from my physiotherapist, Jen Shears. Given the importance I place on her words, it is no surprise that "neuroplasticity" has been one of, if not the most recognizable rehab terms for me. Melissa Medeiros, Registered Occupational Therapist, and Clinical Operations Supervisor of Surrey Neuroplasticity Clinic, as ...

Episode 69 – Innovation & Rehabilitation (Motus Nova; CEO David Wu & Dr. Nick Housley)

Brain injury and stroke survivors often have a difficult time in rehab for numerous reasons (some of which were described by Lauren in her latest podcast series on chronic pain). Motus Nova CEO David Wu, and Director of Clinical Research Nick Housley, are trying to address several of these reasons, such as; transportation to appointments ...

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 ...