259 episodes

A podcast dedicated to traumatic brain injury (TBI) and concussion awareness. Created by survivors for survivors. Hear from survivors, caregivers, medical professionals, and others!

Faces of TBI Amy Zellmer

    • Health & Fitness
    • 4.7 • 33 Ratings

A podcast dedicated to traumatic brain injury (TBI) and concussion awareness. Created by survivors for survivors. Hear from survivors, caregivers, medical professionals, and others!

    2 Often-Missed Keys to mTBI Recovery with Jack Fonderwhite

    2 Often-Missed Keys to mTBI Recovery with Jack Fonderwhite

    Jack is the founder of Jackupuncture and creator of PeakMIND, an innovative neurostimulation solution for restoring vitality to the human brain, body, and mind. After healing his own persistent chronic concussion symptoms, Jack's mission is to revitalize the health, potential, and competitive edge of other athletes, entrepreneurs, and high performing individuals so they can show up at their very best every day without drugs or surgery.

    www.jackupuncture.com


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    • 30 min
    The Silent Contributor: Uncovering Non-Neurological Aspects of TBI w/ Dr. Hennes

    The Silent Contributor: Uncovering Non-Neurological Aspects of TBI w/ Dr. Hennes

    Dr. Michael Hennes, a Doctor of Chiropractic and Board-Certified Chiropractic Neurologist at The Neural Connection, holds a Doctorate in Chiropractic and a Bachelor's in Human Biology from Northwestern Health Sciences University. He is certified in Functional Neurology and a Brain Injury Specialist. Specializing in neurological rehabilitation and nutrition, Dr. Hennes focuses on traumatic brain injury, concussion, vestibular disorders, and migraines. He actively participates in the Minnesota Chiropractic Association Sports Council, providing sideline care and legislative advocacy. In his free time, Dr. Hennes is an enthusiastic DIY'er, particularly in woodworking. He also enjoys traveling, exploring foreign languages, learning about wine, and cherishes family time. www.theneuralconnection.com


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    • 39 min
    Lymphatic therapy for traumatic brain injury with Francois Gagnon

    Lymphatic therapy for traumatic brain injury with Francois Gagnon

    Francois, Chief Medical Exercise Specialist, Certified Lymphatic Therapist, Certified Cancer Exercise Specialist, has always dreamed big and empowered people to discover the potential of their health within their body and mind. Francois has over 20 years work experience health and wellness, specializing in chronic health conditions, including headaches, migraines, and concussion/post-concussion. During these years, he used many evidenced-based and evidence-informed protocols to help his clients improve their overall function for activities of daily living, while reducing the intensity and duration of flare-ups. He has done this by integrating manual therapies, medical exercise coaching, and health lifestyle coaching, as well as supportive nutrition coaching. He brings this blend of integrated coaching and therapies together by staying up-to-date on what is happening in research, informed evidence, and clinic best practices. www.theotherpainclinic.com


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    • 33 min
    Malformation - why a bad thing may be the best thing with Paul McMonagle

    Malformation - why a bad thing may be the best thing with Paul McMonagle

    Paul McMonagle is 42 years old, married with children, avid dog lover, and a 4 time brain inury survivor. He wrote a book in 2021 entitled "Malformation: when bad things happen to the right kind of people" and had it published. Now he's living life and watching my family enjoy their lives to the fullest.  www.mymalformation.com


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    • 30 min
    Metabolic Engineering to treat TBI with Dr. Barry Sears

    Metabolic Engineering to treat TBI with Dr. Barry Sears

    Dr. Barry Sears is a leading authority on the dietary control of inflammation and its resolution. He is the author of more than 50 scientific publications. He holds 14 U.S. Patents in intravenous cancer drug delivery systems and the dietary regulation of hormonal responses for the treatment of cardiovascular disease. He has also written 19 books on dietary modulation of hormonal responses, including the #1 New York Times best-seller, The Zone. His books have sold more than six million copies in the U.S. and have been translated into 23 different languages. Dr. Sears continues his ongoing research as the president of the non-profit Inflammation Research Foundation in Peabody, MA. In addition to his continuing research into the hormonal and epigenetic effects of the diet, he continues to develop innovative dietary technologies used in managing diabetes, cardiovascular, and neurological conditions.  www.DrSears.com


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    • 28 min
    Manual therapies in the evolving recovery after TBI with Elena Stoeva

    Manual therapies in the evolving recovery after TBI with Elena Stoeva

    Dr. Elena  is an MD - a graduate of Varna Medical University "Professor Paraskev Stoyanov" and board certified in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation(PM&R) and for 25years has been integrating her knowledge in PM&R with her training in Craniosacral therapy (through Upleger Institute )and Visceral Manipulations (through Barral Institute), LDT through Chikli institute , intuitive healing , herbal medicine and other natural and preformed physical factors. www.elenasti.com


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    • 26 min

Customer Reviews

4.7 out of 5
33 Ratings

33 Ratings

Elena Stoeva ,

inspiring, stimulating, empowering,

informative, True dedication and advocacy, beyond survivalism, true example of compassion and consciousness

אסתי💕🌈 ,

best resource for people with tbi and pcs!

amy zellmer is a godsend. finding this podcast after my concussion, when i couldn’t read anything on a screen but could listen and learn, was so helpful in educating myself about resources for tbi and pcs. it’s so helpful to hear from amy and her guests about their experiences and to take the tips and apply them. bottomless gratitude, amy zellmer!!

tsgoyna ,

Valuable conversations about INTEGRATIVE resources for brain injury!

This is such a valuable podcast for those with TBI. The support and advocacy for integrative approaches to healing brain injury is desperately needed! Thank you AMY ZELLMER for being so passionate about bringing change and help to those in need.

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