Episode 1 – Cognitive-motor integration, concussion recovery & education

Dr. Johanna Hurtubise, PhD, CAT(C) @dr.nerdoscientist A concussion injury is incredibly complex. Understanding the foundations of neuroanatomy and function of the brain is crucial to develop practical interventions for rehabilitation. Dr. Johanna Hurtubise joins Katie to discuss her PhD research connecting cognition with movement (cognitive-motor integration) for assessment of concussion. As well as her journey 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 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 47 – Concussion in Women and Girls (Meaghan Adams, PT, PhD)

On Episode 47 I talk to Meaghan Adams, PT, PhD, VISTA post-doctoral fellow at York University and Toronto Rehabilitation Institute, and Assistant Clinical Professor (Adjunct) at McMaster University’s School of Rehabilitation Science. Much of Meaghan's research has focused on how people integrate thinking, moving, and sensing the world around them. Meaghan also has a keen ...

Episode 11 – Phoenix Concussion Recovery (Katie Mitchell and vision)

On this episode of Phoenix Concussion Recovery (@LZconcussion) podcast, Lauren talks to Katie Mitchell (@KatieMitch_ATP & @thriveneurosport) of Thrive Neurosport . Lauren and Katie talk about physiotherapy/physical therapy, the role of vision in concussion/brain injury rehab, especially with relation to sports, and athletic therapy - in the United States and Canada! Phoenix Concussion Recovery Podcast is ...

Episode 10 – Phoenix Concussion Recovery (Dysautonomia)

After a hiatus, Phoenix Concussion Recovery Podcast is back! Lauren is in Park City, Utah for episode 10 and, instead of re-introducing primitive reflexes as we thought, goes a completely different route and explains dysautonomia, a disorder that can arise following concussion. Not just a concussion issue, but something Lauren is seeing, notably in a ...