Episodes

  • 6. Down but not out

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    In episode 6 of Concussion 101, Dr. Taher Chugh, sports MD and medical director at YRCC, will demystify and destigmatize mood and behavioural changes that commonly happen post concussion.

    If you like Concussion 101 podcast, please subscribe on iTunes and leave us a review.

    To learn more about concussion related topics, visit our webpage at www.yorkconcussion.ca

    To know the latest news about our patient education program, follow us on TWITTER: http://www.twitter.com/YorkConcussion

    **Disclaimer: Note that Concussion 101 podcast is for educational purposes only. Always seek medical help in a multidisciplinary clinic if you suspect you have a concussion. Specific recommendations may vary depending on the details of your injury. Contents are based on information from research and clinical experience.**

    Hosted by Dr. Taher Chugh MD, CCFP(SEM), Dip Sport Med and Ms. Caitlin Heino BSc, MSc, OT Reg (Ont)
    Original idea, edited and produced by Dr. Maude Boulanger HBSc, MD, CCFP
    Voice over narration by Mr. Mojtaba Garshasb BSc candidate
    Music by customanthems
    Artwork by designcre8tor
    Recording date: October 2018

  • 5. The glass is half full

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    In episode 5 of Concussion 101, Ms. Caitlin Heino, occupational therapist at YRCC, will highlight the importance of maintaining a hopeful and positive mindset when recovering from a concussion, as well as discuss mindfulness and other relaxation techniques.

    If you like Concussion 101 podcast, please subscribe on iTunes and leave us a review.

    To learn more about concussion related topics, visit our webpage at www.yorkconcussion.ca

    To know the latest news about our patient education program, follow us on TWITTER: http://www.twitter.com/YorkConcussion

    To learn more about Mindfulness, read our articles here: https://www.yorkconcussion.ca/terminology/mindfulness-defined/
    https://www.yorkconcussion.ca/terminology/mindfulness-implemented/

    For more information about Visual Vestibular Mismatch, read our article here: https://www.yorkconcussion.ca/terminology/vvm/

    To learn more about therapeutic activities, read our article here: https://www.yorkconcussion.ca/terminology/therapeutic-activities/

    For more information about heart rate variability and biofeedback, read our articles here: https://www.yorkconcussion.ca/terminology/biofeedback/ https://www.yorkconcussion.ca/terminology/heart-rate-variability-hrv/

    **Disclaimer: Note that Concussion 101 podcast is for educational purposes only. Always seek medical help in a multidisciplinary clinic if you suspect you have a concussion. Specific recommendations may vary depending on the details of your injury. Contents are based on information from research and clinical experience.**

    Hosted by Ms. Caitlin Heino BSc, MSc, OT Reg (Ont) and Dr. Taher Chugh MD, CCFP(SEM), Dip Sport Med
    Edited and produced by Dr. Maude Boulanger HBSc, MD, CCFP
    Voice over narration by Mr. Mojtaba Garshasb BSc candidate
    Music by customanthems
    Artwork by designcre8tor
    Recording date: October 2018

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  • 4. To rest or not to rest

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    In episode 4 of Concussion 101, Ms. Caitlin Heino, occupational therapist at YRCC, will cover the big question of rest after a concussion. She will review the latest research and consensus about rest, explain the principles of energy management and briefly discuss diet post-concussion.

    If you like Concussion 101 podcast, please subscribe on iTunes and leave us a review.

    To learn more about concussion related topics, visit our webpage at www.yorkconcussion.ca

    To know the latest news about our patient education program, follow us on TWITTER: http://www.twitter.com/YorkConcussion

    For access to the guidelines mentioned in this episode, follow the links below: https://braininjuryguidelines.org/concussion/ https://www.cdc.gov/traumaticbraininjury/PediatricmTBIGuideline.html https://bjsm.bmj.com/content/51/11/838

    For access to the systemic review cited in this podcast, follow this link: https://insights.ovid.com/investigative-medicine/jimd/2018/01/000/229-role-rest-recovery-concussion/239/00042871

    To learn more about therapeutic activities, read our article here: https://www.yorkconcussion.ca/terminology/therapeutic-activities/

    **Disclaimer: Note that Concussion 101 podcast is for educational purposes only. Always seek medical help in a multidisciplinary clinic if you suspect you have a concussion. Specific recommendations may vary depending on the details of your injury. Contents are based on information from research and clinical experience.**

    Hosted by Ms. Caitlin Heino BSc, MSc, OT Reg (Ont) and Dr. Taher Chugh MD, CCFP(SEM), Dip Sport Med
    Edited and produced by Dr. Maude Boulanger HBSc, MD, CCFP
    Voice over narration by Mr. Mojtaba Garshasb BSc candidate
    Music by customanthems
    Artwork by designcre8tor
    Recording date: October 2018

  • 3. Troubles with Mr. Sandman

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    In episode 3 of Concussion 101, Ms. Caitlin Heino, occupational therapist at YRCC, will answer your questions about sleep. She will explain how concussions can affect sleep and what can be done to reset the natural sleep rhythm.

    If you like Concussion 101 podcast, please subscribe on iTunes and leave us a review.

    To learn more about concussion related topics, visit our webpage at www.yorkconcussion.ca

    To know the latest news about our patient education program, follow us on TWITTER: http://www.twitter.com/YorkConcussion

    For more information about CBT-insomnia, read our article: https://www.yorkconcussion.ca/terminology/cognitive-behavioural-therapy-for-insomnia-cbt-i/

    For more information about Mindfulness, read our articles here: https://www.yorkconcussion.ca/terminology/mindfulness-defined/
    https://www.yorkconcussion.ca/terminology/mindfulness-implemented/

    **Disclaimer: Note that Concussion 101 podcast is for educational purposes only. Always seek medical help in a multidisciplinary clinic if you suspect you have a concussion. Specific recommendations may vary depending on the details of your injury. Contents are based on information from research and clinical experience.**

    Hosted by Ms. Caitlin Heino BSc, MSc, OT Reg (Ont) and Dr. Taher Chugh MD, CCFP(SEM), Dip Sport Med
    Edited and produced by Dr. Maude Boulanger HBSc, MD, CCFP
    Voice over narration by Mr. Mojtaba Garshasb BSc candidate
    Music by customanthems
    Artwork by designcre8tor
    Recording date: September 2018

  • 2. ABCs of a concussion (part 2)

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    In this second episode of Concussion 101, Dr. Taher Chugh, sports MD and medical director at YRCC, will continue to give us an overview of concussions. He will talk about the diagnosis, recovery time and management.

    If you like Concussion 101 podcast, please subscribe on iTunes and leave us a review.

    To learn more about concussion related topics, visit our webpage at www.yorkconcussion.ca

    To know the latest news about our patient education program, follow us on TWITTER: http://www.twitter.com/YorkConcussion

    For more information about Neurological Risk Assessment, read our articles: https://www.yorkconcussion.ca/terminology/neurological-risk-assessment/
    https://www.yorkconcussion.ca/terminology/faq-about-nra/

    For more information about Biofeedback in Concussion, read our article here: https://www.yorkconcussion.ca/terminology/biofeedback/

    For more information about Mindfulness, read our articles here: https://www.yorkconcussion.ca/terminology/mindfulness-defined/ and here: https://www.yorkconcussion.ca/terminology/mindfulness-implemented/

    **Disclaimer: Note that Concussion 101 podcast is for educational purposes only. Always seek medical help in a multidisciplinary clinic if you suspect you have a concussion. Specific recommendations may vary depending on the details of your injury. Contents are based on information from research and clinical experience.**

    Hosted by Dr. Taher Chugh MD, CCFP(SEM), Dip Sport Med and Ms. Caitlin Heino BSc, MSc, OT Reg (Ont)
    Edited and produced by Dr. Maude Boulanger HBSc, MD, CCFP
    Voice over narration by Mr. Mojtaba Garshasb BSc candidate
    Music by customanthems
    Artwork by designcre8tor
    Recording date: September 2018

  • 1. ABCs of a concussion (part 1)

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    In this first episode of Concussion 101, Dr. Taher Chugh, sports MD and medical director at YRCC, will cover the basics about concussion. He will explain what is a concussion, what are its symptoms, and what to do if a concussion is suspected.

    If you like Concussion 101 podcast, please subscribe on iTunes and leave us a review.

    To learn more about concussion related topics, visit our webpage at www.yorkconcussion.ca

    To know the latest news about our patient education program, follow us on TWITTER: http://www.twitter.com/YorkConcussion

    **Disclaimer: Note that Concussion 101 podcast is for educational purposes only. Always seek medical help in a multidisciplinary clinic if you suspect you have a concussion. Specific recommendations may vary depending on the details of your injury. Contents are based on information from research and clinical experience.**

    Hosted by Dr. Taher Chugh MD, CCFP(SEM), Dip Sport Med and Ms. Caitlin Heino BSc, MSc, OT Reg (Ont), Dr. Mona Ubhi O.D., FAAO, Dr. Ricky Ma DC
    Original idea, edited and produced by Dr. Maude Boulanger HBSc, MD, CCFP
    Voice over narration by Mr. Mojtaba Garshasb BSc candidate
    Music by customanthems
    Artwork by designcre8tor
    Recording date: September 2018

  • Podcast Trailer

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    Launching November 20, 2018.

    Concussion 101 is dedicated to educating patients, families, athletes, coaches and teachers, and to helping them getting a-head again! The multidisciplinary expert team at York Region Concussion Clinic shares their knowledge and answers your questions about concussions.

    To learn more about concussion related topics, visit our webpage at www.yorkconcussion.ca

    To know the latest news about our patient education program, follow us on TWITTER: http://www.twitter.com/YorkConcussion

    **Disclaimer: Note that Concussion 101 podcast is for educational purposes only. Always seek medical help in a multidisciplinary clinic if you suspect you have a concussion. Specific recommendations may vary depending on the details of your injury. Contents are based on information from research and clinical experience.**

    Hosted by Dr. Taher Chugh MD, CCFP(SEM), Dip Sport Med and Ms. Caitlin Heino BSc, MSc, OT Reg (Ont), Dr. Mona Ubhi O.D., FAAO, Dr. Ricky Ma DC
    Original idea, edited and produced by Dr. Maude Boulanger HBSc, MD, CCFP
    Voice over narration by Mr. Mojtaba Garshasb BSc candidate
    Music by customanthems
    Artwork by designcre8tor