The Newfoundland and Labrador Brain Injury Association (NLBIA) has a new Coordinator of Programs & Services. On episode 98, I talk to Cassandra Stockley about her new role and what she has planned for the NLBIA. Please join me in welcoming Cassandra!

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For the 101st episode of Concussion Talk Podcast my guest is Dr. Julie Stamm. Julie is a clinical assistant professor of kinesiology at the University of Wisonsin, a neuroscientist, an athletic trainer, and the author of "The Brain on Youth Sports". She is also an avid fan (University of Wisconsin …

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On episode 99 I talk to former co-host of this podcast (introduced in episode 73) and former Coordinator of Programs & Services at the Newfoundland and Labrador Brain Injury Association (NLBIA). Last week, on episode 98, I talked to Cassandra Stockley about her new role and this week I talk to Erin…

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Associate Professor Alan Pearce of La Trobe University in Melbourne, Australia, Neuro Sports Labs, and the Australian Sports Brain Bank is a trove of knowledge and current information about brain injury, including concussion, CTE, persistent concussion symptoms (PCS), especially regarding Australia…

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Jessica Schwartz PT, DPT, CSCS is an award winning Physical Therapist, a national spokeswoman for the American Physical Therapy Association, host of the Concussion Corner Podcast, founder of the Concussion Corner Academy®, and a post-concussion syndrome survivor, advocate and concussion educator. J…

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Scott Anderson was on episode 45 introducing many listeners to SyncThink - where he is the Chief Clinical Officer (CCO) - and describing their EYE-SYNC technology. Per the new release, "the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted clearance of the EYE-SYNC technology as an Aid to Concussio…

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The first thing Dr. David Cancel tries to impart on kids, parents, athletes, whoever comes to him with a concussion, is how important it is to take the injury as seriously as possible. Dr. David Cancel, MD, JD is the Director of Pediatric Rehabilitation at the Mount Sinai Medical Center in New York…

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Dr. Lenore Herget joins me for to talk about her work as a PT, DPT at Massachusetts General Hospital Sports Medicine. Lenore treats concussed athletes from high school to pro; she is a member of the New England Patriots Medical Staff and serves as the Concussion Rehabilitation Consultant to the Bos…

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The Rewire Fitness app is geared towards athletes, but after learning more about it, and after talking to Sun Sachs, I can see an obvious correlation to brain injury/concussion recovery. The app is "designed to holistically quantify athlete readiness, build mental resilience, and improve mind/body …

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Surfing is a sport that lends itself quite obviously to spills and if you watch any amount of it, it's fairly easy to see why surfers are no strangers to dangerous situations! Bjorn Hazelquist is a surfer on the pro qualification circuit, and has started the Strength in Pain Foundation to both rai…

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The Concussion :Legacy Foundation University of Toronto Chapter has a new podcast host for season two of BRAINIAC. Second year Master's of Kinesiology student Stefan Bianchi and I talk about his research and his interest in concussion and how it effects athletes. We also talk about the podcast and …

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Dr. Uzma Samadani is a neurosurgeon and brain injury researcher at the University of Minnesota. She is an Associate Professor in the Department of Bioinformatics and Computational Biology at the University of Minnesota with a graduate faculty appointment in Neuroscience. She is also an attending …

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After my previous episode, Dr. Cancel (Episode 109) introduced me to Dr. Adrian Cohen, as both were very excited about Dr. Cohen's NUROCHEK system and its applications! Notably in sports; combat, contact, or otherwise. Dr. Cohen I talk about the importance of prompt, objective assessment, as well a…

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I didn’t know much, if anything, about CranioSacral Therapy (CST) before talking to Tracy Lin. Tracy’s enthusiasm for CST is contagious, and it shows how much there is still to learn about brain injury. As a physiotherapist Tracy is always searching for ways to help her patients and decided to lear…

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I had a really informative and fun chat with Corey Lewis, PT, DPT! We talked about the Super Bowl, Winter Olympics, and the importance of brain injury and concussion awareness! We discuss the obvious risks of brain injury in football (American) and almost every winter sport! Corey's experience and …

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I haven’t chatted with Katie in a while - although we follow each other on social media. We catch up in this podcast; hear about her new physiotherapy clinic and her PhD research! Although I’ve never researched or done physio with Katie, her energy, enthusiasm and optimism/positivity remind me very…

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Rob Van Dam is my guest for episode 43 of Concussion Talk Podcast. If you're a pro wrestling fan then Rob, a.k.a RVD, a.k.a The Whole F'n Show, a.k.a Mr. Monday Night, is no stranger. If you're not a wrestling fan, check out his home page, search him on Youtube, you'll see why he's a star, and you …

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Melanie Wienhoven joins me on episode 112 and I join Melanie on her podcast, CONCUSSION STORIES! I had a r eally good time talking to Melanie, learning her story, hearing about what has helped her during her recovery, and why she founded Lifeyana, Melanie's way of sharing with others the many lesso…

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Talking functional neurology with Dr. Shaun Kornfeld, DC, DACNB, FACFN, FABVR, FMHC. Dr, Kornfeld (not Korn-field as I erroneously pronounced it at the beginning of the episode) works in the Littleton, Colorado clinic of Plasticity Centers. He explains functional neurology, what he does as a clinic…

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I didn’t know much, if anything, about CranioSacral Therapy (CST) before talking to Tracy Lin. Tracy’s enthusiasm for CST is contagious, and it shows how much there is still to learn about brain injury. As a physiotherapist Tracy is always searching for ways to help her patients and decided to lear…

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I haven’t chatted with Katie in a while - although we follow each other on social media. We catch up in this podcast; hear about her new physiotherapy clinic and her PhD research! Although I’ve never researched or done physio with Katie, her energy, enthusiasm and optimism/positivity remind me very…

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In this month’s episode of Brainiac, Stefan is joined by actress Mandy MacLean! Mandy shares her experience suffering multiple concussions and discusses several barriers she faced in finding adequate care. This episode delves into the important topics of mental health, self-advocacy, and the health…

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I had a really informative and fun chat with Corey Lewis, PT, DPT! We talked about the Super Bowl, Winter Olympics, and the importance of brain injury and concussion awareness! We discuss the obvious risks of brain injury in football (American) and almost every winter sport! Corey's experience and …

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Melanie Wienhoven joins me on episode 112 and I join Melanie on CONCUSSION STORIES! I had a r eally good time talking to Melanie, learning her story, hearing about what has helped her during her recovery, and why she founded Lifeyana, Melanie's way of sharing with others the many lessons she has le…

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