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Concussion Matters

On Blogtalk Radio | The Second Thursday of Every Month | 10:00 PM EST

Concussion Matters

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Join us on the 2nd Thursday evening at 10pm EST of each month on the Brain Injury Network of blogtalk radio as we discuss all things concussion and post concussion syndrome. The call in number is 424-243-9540 or listen online

About the Show

CONCUSSION MATTERS is a show about concussions and post-concussion syndrome, education, awareness and management, as well as therapies, and other related topics. Each month will feature a guest who has been involved with concussions, pcs, or brain injuries in general.

Upcoming Show 

 Learn about CTE, the Boston University CTE studies, and Brain Donation  

Guests: Laney Evers, Bobby Abdolmohammadi and Madeline Uretsky, Research Assistants at the Boston University CTE Center

Link to show:   http://tobtr.com/11009813 

Contact Info for the Center: 

studycte@bu.edu 

​617-358-5994 

www.bu.edu/cte/

Past Shows

Living with Post Concussion Syndrome

Guest: Madeline Uretsky​ 

LInk to download:: 

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/braininjuryradio/2017/08/11/concussion-matters-with-jami-uretsky

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Return-to-Learn

Guest: Brenda Eagan Brown 

​Link to download: http://www.blogtalkradio.com/braininjuryradio/2017/09/15/return-to-learn-on-concussion-mattersaph here.

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Taking Concussion Advocacy and Education to the Next Level While Living with PCS

Guest: Jessica and Jay Fraga of The Knockout Project​

Link to download: http://www.blogtalkradio.com/braininjuryradio/2017/10/13/the-knockout-project-talks-about-living-with-post-concussion-syndrome

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A conversation with Dr. Warren Merrifield, former active duty US Army Officer and developer of Neurodetect, a mobile brain function assessment company

​Link to download: http://tobtr.com/10285759

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An honest conversation about facing the challenges of brain injury recovery and finding hope when feeling as though it's lost

Guest: David A. Grant, co-host: Karon Cook 

 ​Link to download: http://tobtr.com/10378233

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Let's learn about some alternative therapies for concussion treatment

Guest: Cynthia Stein, Conquer Concussion 

​Link to download: http://tobtr.com/10407961

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What to look for after a concussion, and how these symptoms can be helped with functional neurology

Guest: Dr. Lynn Carlson, owner of Chiro Pro and the Concussion Center of Massachusetts 

Link to download: http://tobtr.com/10648801

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The importance of neck strengthening  

Guest: Mark Asanovich 

Link to download: http://tobtr.com/10633697 

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Vestibular Therapy Thursday, July 12 @ 10pm EST

Guest: Carmen Hon

Link to download or listen: http://tobtr.com/10757513

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The science behind keeping your brain healthy for living an optimal life

Guest: Kristen Willeumier​ 

Link to download: http://tobtr.com/10757537

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Concussion Mitigation Technology’s, LLC featured product is the Smart Cap®. This cap, weighing less than 4 ounces, goes on the head before a helmet is placed on the wearers head. It contains impact and bio sensors that are transmitted wirelessly to a smart phone or other personal electronic devices.   

Guest: Troy Fodemski 

Link to download: http://tobtr.com/10889451 

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A community based organization focused on making youth sports safer.  Thursday, July 12 @ 10pm EST 

Guest: Kyle Oppenheimer 

Link to download: http://tobtr.com/10889485

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A story of loss and hope

Guest: Aimee Francom.

Link to download:  http://tobtr.com/10889503

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Brain Injury Awareness Month with the Brain Injury Association of Massachusetts

Learn all about policy making, services and support

Guest: Nicole M. Godaire, Executive Director

Link to download:  http://tobtr.com/11009845 


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Important Disclaimer: Concussion Mom is an internet tool used to aid in the education and awareness of concussions, and to provide general information about concussions and concussion education and management. Concussion Mom is not medically based and does not provide medical advice. Concussion Mom should not be used in the diagnosis or management of concussion. Always seek medical attention immediately if you suspect a concussion. Concussion Mom does not discourage participation in sports, but does encourage safety in sports participation.