Podcast Series


TBI, traumatic brain injury, abi, brain injury, stroke, awareness, concussion
Amy hosts a podcast series dedicated to traumatic brain injury (TBI) awareness. Created by survivors for survivors. In this series you will hear from survivors, caregivers, medical professionals, and others!

Our goal is to continue to bring more awareness to TBI, as well as help educate and unite fellow TBI survivors.

Feel free to listen through the archived shows below! We are always looking for guests, so drop us a line: AmyZellmerTBI@gmail.com

Thank you to our Podcast SPONSOR: Minnesota Functional Neurology DC!! mn concussion clinic, concussion, tbi, head injury, rehab, doctors,

These podcast episodes are brought you in part by the Brain Injury Association of America, and Origami Brain Injury Rehabilitation Center.

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Origami Brain Injury Rehabilitation Center is a non-profit organization located in Lansing, Michigan. Origami provides comprehensive rehabilitation care for survivors of brain injuries and their families. Through their compassionate and innovative service, Origami creates opportunities and transforms lives.

You can also subscribe and listen to these podcasts on iTunes. Please consider leaving a 5-star review for us on there as well ūüôā

 

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TBI, brain injury, concussionAdventures In Brain Injury Podcast Series
Guest – Amy Zellmer
TBI Survivor, Saint Paul, MN

I was interviewed by Cavin Balaster & Alek Hess of the Adventures in Brain Injury podcast series.  We had a great hour-long chat about finding the road back to normal.

LISTEN HERE

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Amy Zellmer, faces of tbi, tbi survivorEpisode Bonus #1
Amy Zellmer
TBI Survivor, Saint Paul, MN

Join Amy Zellmer as she talks about Setting Positive Intention for the New Year, and how to have an “Attitude of Gratitude” as you move into the new year. Understand that traumatic brain injury (TBI) doesn’t have to hold you back, and that your attitude determines your happiness and recovery efforts.
free gratitude worksheet: http://bit.ly/1kqfVFI

LISTEN HERE

***CLICK ANY OF THE EPISODE TITLES BELOW TO LISTEN TO THE PODCAST***

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Episode #94
Kathie Martin
Getting Back to Work and School with Kathie Martin

 

 

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Episode #93
Mackenzie Patterson
Occupational Therapists Role in Every Day Tasks with Mackenzie Patterson

 

 

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Episode #92
Amanda Lopez
Community and Long Term Resources for Survivors, with Amanda Lopez

 

 

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Episode #91
Tina Hutchence
Sister of the late INXS front-man, Michael Hutchence, shares his struggle w/ TBI

Pre-order Tina’s book, “Michael: My Brother, Lost Boy of INXS” — due out late September:¬†https://www.bookdepository.com/Michael-Tina-Hutchence/9781760633134

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Episode #90
Arica Button
Understanding Vestibular Therapy with Arica Button

 

 

 

 

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Episode #89
Kara Christy
Understanding Vision Therapy, with Kara Christy

 

 

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Episode #88
Mariah Moncada
Alternatives to Pain Management, A Physical Therapy Approach w/ Mariah Moncada

 

 

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Episode #87
Natasha Huffine
Driving & Community Integration After Brain injury with Natasha Huffine

 

 

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Episode #86
Brady Kramer
The Gift of Depression with Former Hockey Player, Brady Kramer

 

 

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Episode #85
Roni Robinson
Understanding the Importance of “Return to Learn” with Roni Robinson

 

 

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Episode #84
Dr. Ronald Murray
Manual Regulation Therapy with Dr. Ronald Murray

 


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Episode #83
Ted Baxter
An Incredible Journey of Determination & Recovery w/ Stroke Survivor Ted Baxter

Find his book on Amazon: https://amzn.to/2J756tB

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Episode #82
Dr. Robert Stern
Understanding Repetitive Brain Trauma and CTE After Concussion, Dr. Robert Stern

 

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Episode #81
Maggie Fauver
Medical Cannabis Use In Brain Injuries with Maggie Fauver from Canna Care Docs

 

 

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Episode #80
Ali Epperson
Ali Epperson discusses CTE Hope, Zac Easter, and graduating law school

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Episode #79
Brian Eder
“Birdies 4 Brains” with Brian Eder

 

 

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Episode #78
Michael Kaplen
Understanding Your Legal Rights After Brain Injury with Michael Kaplen

 

 

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Episode #77
Ryan Boyle
“From Tragedy to Triumph” — With Paralympian, Ryan Boyle

Find his book on Amazon: https://amzn.to/2HAlxe8

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Episode #76
Molly Brightbill & Lisa Rocks
Understanding Cognitive Challenges After Brain Injury with Molly & Lisa


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Episode #75
Edward Egros
TV Sports Reporter, Edward Egros, discusses: “Concussions in the Headlines”

 

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Episode #74
Dr. ivan Figueroa-Otero
Blending Eastern and Western Medicine with Dr. Ivan Figueroa-Otero

Find Dr. Figueroa-Otero’s book on Amazon:¬†https://amzn.to/2H8cyQs


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Episode #73
Dr. Alison Alford
Sports concussions in children with Dr. Alison Alford

 

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Episode #72
Berit Brogaard
The Superhuman Mind: Free the Genius in Your Brain w/ Berit Brogaard

Find Brit’s books on Amazon:¬†http://amzn.to/2BGsbuM

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Episode #71
Pat Standord
Being a caregiver who did not know what to expect, but didn’t expect what I got

 

Purchase Pat’s book on Amazon:¬†http://amzn.to/2FmHMSD

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Episode #70
Dr. Tiffany cobb
The uniqueness of brain injuries, how no 2 injuries or people present the same

 

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Episode #69
Ira Pastor
Regenerative medicine for repair & remodeling of the damaged CNS w/ Ira Pastor

 

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Episode #68
Dr. Barry Sears
Dr. Barry Sears Discusses the Importance Of Anti-Inflammatory Nutrition

Purchase Dr. Sears book on Amazon: http://amzn.to/2Hzgo5F

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Episode #67
Deb Brandon
“But my brain had other ideas” with TBI survivor Deb Brandon

Purchase Deb’s book on Amazon:¬†http://amzn.to/2EBEDl0


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Episode #66
Dr. Carolyn Dean
How nutrition can play a role in healing & rehab after TBI w/ Dr. Carolyn Dean

Find Carolyn’s books on Amazon:¬†http://amzn.to/2Ec1NeZ

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Episode #65
Dr. Joyce Mikal-Flynn
Cognitive Delays & Post Traumatic Growth after Mild TBI w/ Dr. Joyce Mikal-Flynn

 

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Episode #64
Dr. James Giordano
The Use and Ethical Issues of Neuroprosthetics to Treat Brain Injury

 


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Episode #63
Matt Faulkner
Survivor Matt Faulkner Shares his Story and Discusses Documentary Film

 

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Episode #62
Jarrod Pedone
Musician & TBI Survivor Jarrod Pedone Shares His Recovery Through Music

 

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Episode #61
Mary Lee Etsy
Conquering Concussion with Mary Lee Etsy

Purchase her book on Amazon: http://amzn.to/2BEDOTC

 

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Episode #60
Kimberly Jones
“Care for the Caregiver” with caregiver and mother, Kimberly Jones

 

 

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Episode #59
Joy Kieffer
Joy Kieffer discusses her son’s death, and CTE in Veterans

Watch her full 60 minutes segment here: 
https://www.cbsnews.com/news/scientists-seek-veterans-for-final-act-of-service/
and the overtime segment here:
https://www.cbsnews.com/news/scientists-seek-veterans-for-final-act-of-service/

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Episode #58
Dr. Alina Fong
Understanding Anxiety and Depression with Dr. Alina Fong

 

 

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Episode #57
Dr. Henry Emmons
The Chemistry of Joy & Overcoming Depression with Dr. Henry Emmons

 

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Episode #56
Dr. David Traster
Dr. David Traster Discusses Vestibular Rehabilitation Post Concussion

 

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Episode #55
Dr. Joseph Cleary
Pediatric Neuro Psychologist Dr. Joseph Cleary discusses the Neuro psych exam

 

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Episode #54
Mira Bartók
NY Times Best-selling author & TBI survivor Mira Bartók publishes new book

 

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Episode #53
Christy Sands
Understanding Dizzy and Balance Problems After Concussion, TBI w Christy Sands

 

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Episode #52
Rekha Iyer & Jash
Advocating “Return to Learn” Policies with Rekha and Jash

 


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Episode #51
Amy Zellmer & guests
I Get By With a Little Help From My Friends | My 2 year Podcast anniversary

 

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Episode #50
Lindie McDonough
Preparing Students & Schools for “Return to Learn” after TBI w/ Lindie McDonough

 

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Episode #49
Robert Sherman
Robert Sherman of Iron Neck Discusses Neck Strength and Concussion Recovery

 

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Episode #48
Darryl Powe
Working on Strengthening the Memory w/ Darryl Powe, speech-language pathologist

 

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Episode #47
Mozghan Hines
Regaining Independence Post TBI with Mozghan Hines, PT, DPT

 

 

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Episode #46
Jessica Heimall
Understanding TBI with Jessica Heimall, PT & Brain Injury Specialist

 

 

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Episode #45
Mary and Willi Bosch
“No Helmet, No Ride” founders, Mary and Willi Bosch

 

 

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Episode #44
cheryl Green
Brain Injury Survivor Cheryl Green Releases Feature-Length Documentary

to read the transcript of this interview click HERE

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Episode #43
Ben Utecht
Super Bowl Champ Ben Utecht Discusses Book, Travels, NFL, and More

Purchase Ben’s book on Amazon:¬†http://amzn.to/2fSAjmW
Purchase Ben’s album on Amazon:¬†http://amzn.to/2xj0ElP
Watch Ben’s music video on YouTube:¬†https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gOX-kSJ7PI4

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Episode #42
Tim Healy
Tim Healy, CEO of TackleBar, aims to make youth football safer w/o concussions

 

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Episode #41
Bridgett Wallace
Understanding Dizziness After Brain Injury with Bridgett Wallace, PT, DPT

 

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Episode #40
Tim Laskowski
Author Tim Laskowski talks about his novel on TBI and living in a group home

Purchase Tim’s book on Amazon:¬†http://amzn.to/2y7kn7S

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Episode #39
Dr. Dan Engle
Alternative Modalities for Concussion Rehabilitation with Dr. Dan Engle

Purchase Dr. Engle’s¬†book on Amazon:¬†http://amzn.to/2xFfQWR

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Episode #38
Dr. Stephanie Mills and Brooke Mills
National Concussion Awareness Day Sept. 15th with Dr. Stephanie & Brooke Mills

 

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Episode #37
Dr. Bennet Omalu
Dr. Omalu discuses his recent memoir, CTE, the NFL and concussions

Purchase Dr. Omalu’s book on Amazon:¬†http://amzn.to/2w4z0Ds

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Episode #36
Dr. Larry Komer
New Hope for Concussion, PTSD & TBI with Dr. Larry Komer

Purchase his book on Amazon: http://amzn.to/2v6mfLl

 

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Episode #35
Dr. Alina Fong
Understanding the Neuronal Basis of Post-Concussion Syndrome with Dr. Fong

 

 

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Episode #34
Hope Alcocer
Where Hope Lies with TBI Survivor and Author, Hope Alcocer

Purchase Hope’s book on Amazon:¬†http://amzn.to/2vBT0Sq

 

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Episode #33
Mark Glaser
Brain injury survivor, Mark Glaser, shares his journey after a motorcycle accid

Find Marks book on Amazon: http://amzn.to/2tUMrIl

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Episode #32
Diane Musselman
Film maker Diane Musselman creates moving video portraying young stroke patient

 

 

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Episode #31
Patti Foster
“Hope for the Journey” with TBI survivor and author, Patti Foster

Purchase Patti’s book on Amazon:¬†http://amzn.to/2tWIxzv

 

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Episode #30
Carole Starr
“To Root and to Rise” with TBI survivor and author, Carole Starr

Purchase Carole’s book on Amazon:¬†http://amzn.to/2sTPJg5

 

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Episode #29
Saloni Agarwal, PT
Restoring balance: A physical therapist’s mission to keep patients on their feet

 


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Episode #28
Mark Moore
Author & Stroke Survivor, Mark Moore, Discusses Self-Motivation During Recovery

Purchase his book on Amazon: http://amzn.to/2qNrqz5


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Episode #27
Dr. Mario Dulay
Dr. Mario Dulay Discusses Apathy After Traumatic Brain Injury

 

 

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Episode #26
Judy Chase
A Mother’s Journey of Finding Hope for Her Elite Snowboarder Son After TBI

 

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Episode #25
Jami Benz
A Mother’s Story of her son’s Soccer Concussion

 

 

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Episode #24
SLP: Lauren Stermer Holdaway
How nutritionists work with SLPs to create a diet for patients with dysphagia

 

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Episode #23
Dr. Deborah Zelinsky
Understanding How the Eyes Are Affected After a Brain Injury w/ Dr. Zelinsky

 

 

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Episode #22
Dr. Michael Lewis
Dr. Michael Lewis discusses Omega 3’s and how they help after brain injury

Purchase Dr. Lewis’ book on Amazon:¬†http://amzn.to/2ksH7si

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Episode #21
Sam Black
Survivor Sam Black Shares Her Story of Becoming Self Employed After Brain Injury

 

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Episode #20
Becky Henry
self-care and mindfulness for TBI survivors and caregivers

 

 

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Episode #19
Penny Eissenberg
Driving Independence: How physical rehabilitation keeps TBIsurvivors on the road

 

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Episode #18
Amy ZellmerHappy Podcast-aversary!! Celebrating One Year of Podcasting TBI Awareness

 

 

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cyndy feasel podcastEpisode #17
Cyndy Feasel
Former NFL Wife, Cyndy Feasel, Talks About the NFL, CTE, and her late husband

Purchase Cyndy’s book on Amazon:¬†http://amzn.to/2eAmuYg


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ben utecht, nfl, concussion, tbi, cteEpisode #16
Ben Utecht
NFL Champ Ben Utecht Talks About Losing His Memory After Multiple Concussions

Purchase Ben’s book on Amazon:¬†http://amzn.to/2dktgSw

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Episode #15
Adam Pepiton
TBI Survivor Adam Pepiton Shares His Recovery After Being Shot in the Head

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Episode #14
Ali Walace
Former Miss Oregon, Ali Wallace, shares her TBI story

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Episode #13
Richard DuBose
Speech Therapist Richard DuBose discusses Patient Advocacy for TBI – Concussion

 

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Episode #12
Emily Fiocchi
Yoga as Rehab with Yoga Specialist and Physical Therapist Emily Fiocchi

 

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SchaOn Blodgett, tbi, concussionEpisode #11
SchaOn Blodgett
SchaOn Blodgett talks about a healers own concussion rehab

 

 

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Laura Erdman Luntz, yoga, tbiEpisode #10
Laura Erdman-Luntz
Instructor Laura Erdman Luntz talks about the powerful healing benefits of yoga

 

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Headshot_SenelickEpisode #9
Dr. Richard Senelick, M.D.
Finding the Right Doctor for Your Child’s Concussion with Dr. Richard Senelick

 

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Episode #8
Mike Strand
The Art of Writing a Book with TBI Survivor and author Mike Strand

 

 

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Episode #7
Rachel Katz
Understanding Aphasia with speech therapist Rachel Katz

 

 

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Sandeep Vaishnavi, MD, PhD, The Traumatized Brain,Episdoe #6
Sandeep Vaishnavi 
MD, PhD
Sandeep Vaishnavi, MD, PhD discusses traumatic brain injury TBI

Purchase his book: “The Traumatized Brain” on AMAZON

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Episode #5
Kristen Schreier
Certified Brain Injury Specialist Kristen Schreier talks about Caregiver Support

 

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TBI, concussion, traumatic brain injuryEpisode #4
James A. Heuer
Personal Injury Attorney James Heuer discusses TBI patient’s legal rights

 

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tbi, traumatic brain injury, brain injury, abi, stroke, concussionEpisode #3
Stephanie Freeman
TBI survivor Stephanie Freeman talks about the “Power of Never Giving Up”

 

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tbi, traumatic brain injury, brain injury, abi, stroke, concussionEpisode #2
Paul Bosworth
TBI Survivor Paul Bosworth Talks About HBOT Therapy &how it Helped His Recovery

 

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TBI, traumatic brain injury, faces of tbi, podcast, head injury, brain traumatEpisode #1
Anne Forrest
Anne Forrest talks about Neuroplasticity of the brain & long-term TBI recovery

 

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