• 01:01

    TBI - Traumatic Brain Injury - Exploring HBOT, Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy

    in Health

    In this powerful episode behavioral training specialist and coach David Rutherford explores the devastating effects of TBI Traumatic Brain Injury and how it’s affected veterans across America. David explores the physiology and psychology behind dealing with this debilitating injury. He takes a closer look at Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy or HBOT, a controversial way of treating this problem. David welcomes renowned physical therapist and Vietnam Vet Ray Cralle to the show to discuss the science  and successes behind HBOT. Also on the show is Veterans activist and Gold Star Mother, Debbie Lee. Don’t miss this informative and touching show on Navy SEAL Radio. Saturday the 6th of September at 930 am EST.  


    Top Motivational Speaker and Navy SEAL, David Rutherford ignites audiences with his high energy, no nonsense approach to motivating people to succeed in any environment imaginable. As a top Behavioral Training Specialist and Author, David motives people from all walks of life with his motivational philosophy called Froglogic. Derived from 20 years of personal exploration into the human condition David combines his incredible journey with 70 plus years of Navy SEAL operational, training and elite lifestyle performance successes. His masterful ability to inspire enables individuals and teams to forge their Self-Confidence and commit to living a TEAM LIFE.

  • 01:00

    OUT SMARTING BRAIN INJURY

    in Education

    Listen in tonight with Penny and Kathy as they talk about brain injury and the challenges that it brings along with struggles and pain.  They will be talking about ways and strategies to compensate and overcome some of the challenges that is brain injury.  In order to live life again after brain injury we need to develop tools that work for us individually.  And tonight we shall through some out for you to consider.  The more we know and understand the better quality of life we will have.  Don’t Miss tonight encore presentation?

  • 01:31

    Brain Injury Round Table

    in Education

    Welcome to another episode the Brain Injury Round Table. I am your host, Constance Miller, brain injury survivor of 32 years and Managing Director of Brain Injury Resource Center, located on the Internet at http://www.headinjury.com  I'd like to thank: all our listeners for bringing our voices, to your home, your mobile device wherever you are around the world. Additionally, I’d like to give a big thank you to this show’s sponsors: Martha Marcum, mother of a brain injury survivor and author of MARTHA'S FABLES and Gordon Johnson, attorney of www.TBILaw.com.   Also joining us is Tai Campbell, founder of http://www.tbocnow.org, tireless community activist, and survivor of childhood brain injuries .
    Have you ever sustained a brain injury have you ever known anyone who had a concussion? These days there is a lot of talk in the media about domestic violence, football players and Post Concussion Syndrome, PCS. However, the general public doesn’t really understand how serious a seemingly minor concussion can be.  One of the main reasons we’re tackling this topic this evening is that even a seemingly minor concussion can have life-long, life altering consequences. And that is the topic of tonight's discussion. The plan is to learn from one another and to educate one another about TBI and its aftermath. We know personally just how a traumatic even a concussion can be. Please call in (424) 243-9540 and tell us a little about yourself, your TBI; how it happen and how things are going at this time and we'll put our heads together and offer the benefit of our experiences and hopefully in all of that we'll find solutions that work for you. Tonight's format is "Brainstorm."

  • 01:31

    "Another Fork in the Road" Jamie & Crystal Fairles - Brain Injury - Love Story

    in Education

    It took two brain tumors to make a love story. It was unlikely that Jaime and Crystal would have met had they not each suffered a brain tumor. But they did have brain tumors and they did meet . . . with a little help from their friends. An email relationship began, which eventually led to their engagement and some years later Jaime and Crystal were married. They now walk the road of brain injury hand-in-hand.


    Every TBI survivor and caregiver has encountered a fork in the road that has diverted his or her life-plan. A car accident, a fall from the roof, doing one more chin-up, an IED blast, or a door literally slamming one in the face are just some causes of traumatic brain injury. College, walking down the aisle in the perfect dress, or the coveted job quickly slips from reality as dreams turn to struggle. These unexpected life-happenings that divert one from his or her chosen path in life can be devastating.


    But as Yogi Berra once said, “If you come to a fork in the road, take it.” Life is all about choices!

    To learn more about me, please visit my blogs.

    Survivng Traumatic Brain Injury Blog: survivingtraumaticbraininjury.com

    Donna's Blog: donnaodonnellfigurski.wordpress.com

  • 01:31

    Brain Injury Communication with Michael Idell presents Open Mic Night

    in Education

    Brain Injury Communication with Host Michael Idell presents this night for brain injury survivors, caregivers, and the public get to know each other by speaking and listening to each others stories.


    LETS LEARN ABOUT EACH OTHER!!!


    Please join us all over the world in getting to know each other in the brain injury community to get to have fun, laugh and put personalities together. We have some motivational, fun loving people who love to stand up for brain injury awareness month.


    PLEASE CALL 424-243-9540 TO LISTEN IN OR TO CHAT!!!

  • 01:30

    Living with Hope After a TBI with Tonia Wittkower

    in Education

    Tonia will be doing her show live from the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota and talking about TBI issues and taking your calls. She will also be talking about what the Mayo Clinic is doing regarding TBI issues today. Call in and ask your questions at: (424) 243-9540. Tonight from 5:00-6:30 PM PST.

  • 01:24

    Brain Injury Awareness at Brain Injury Round Table

    in Education

    Brain Injury Round Table is a place for Ideas, discussion, and recovery for people seeking solutions, to bridge the gap between understanding your brain injury and how to change your life for the better. Brain Injury Round Table is a place of discovery and exploration of the sacred moments in ordinary events. It is a place where you will find your center when the world is spinning out of control. In so doing you will unlock secrete pathways in your heart and gain greater enlightenment. So be prepared to hear some great information to motivate and inspire us and change the World.
    In honor of Brain Injury Awareness we will revisit two previous guests of Brain Injury Round Table. Please join me in extending a warm welcome to the amazing Cheryl Kempf and the intrepid Tai Campbell. Tonight we catch up with these two survivors for updates on their selfless advocacy since their last appearance on the show.
    Cheryl is Chair of the Traumatic Brain Injury Advisory Council for the state of Texas. She also shares her story with audiences in an effort to inspire awareness and motivate change. Under her leadership the council has been involved changing the world for brain injury survivors through new legislation. Tonight, Cheryl will describe their activities and bring us up to date on their progress. You can reach Cheryl at Ckwords@aol.com
    Our other very special guest tonight is Tai Campbell, a survivor of two severe childhood brain injuries. Tai is a tireless activist who is leading the effort to take back his community by empowering the youth of his community to create a better world. Since his last appearance on the show he has lobbied business and civic leaders to expand job development. Yesterday he took part in Brain Injury Awareness activities at the U. S. Capitol. He'll report on what he heard and said. You can reach Tai at www.tbocn.org.

     

  • 01:00

    Brain Injury Injury -TBI or Not TBI - With Nichole Dee

    in Social Networking

    "TBI or Not TBI?" That is the question. Getting a TBI diagnosis can be scary. Lots of tests, exams, questions and you still may not have a brain injury. At least according to the Doctors. Sound familiar? After jumping through all of the hoops because you know something is wrong but not sure exactly what, then to be told "it's all in your head". Of course it's all in your head it's a TBI after all, or is it? We will talk about how many symptoms a TBI has in common with other diagnoses and how and why Doctors can be wrong. I have been there and have had lots of wrong diagnoses before a doctor explained it was definitely TBI. It was like a light finally dawned and everything going on with me medically made sense. Call in and share your story, we all have one.

  • 01:31

    Brain Injury Round Table with Louise Mathewson,

    in Education

    Internationally published in numerous anthologies, including the bestselling Cup of Comfort series, award-winning author Louise Mathewson has always written about the sacred moments in everyday experiences. Today, those experiences hold even deeper meaning.


    Her book, A Life Interrupted: Living with Brain Injury,  is a collection of transformative poetry chronicling her emergence from a coma following an auto-accident in which she suffered a serious Traumatic Brain Injury, her recovery journey, and triumphant return to her writing career. Writing poetry became her lifeline.
    A Life Interrupted: Living with Brain Injury speaks to all who face the daily physical, emotional and spiritual challenges of living with any life-changing physical or mental health condition, including the family and caregivers who support them. Louise believes that writing is healing and research supports that. She also loves sharing resources that she found helpful in transcending trauma. Louise, who holds a Master’s in Pastoral Studies from Loyola University Chicago, a Bachelor’s in Latin, is a lover of words. She used to facilitate support groups for children of divorce, alcoholism, and grief, teaching children healthy ways to express feelings of loss. Louise is a passionate advocate for the many who face the daily physical, emotional and spiritual challenges of living with a disability. http://www.pearlsong.com/alifeinterrupted.htm,


    A native of Chicago, Louise lives, writes and advocates from her new home in Sarasota, FL. Her website is www.louisemathewson.com.

  • 01:27

    Brain Injury Communication with Michael Idell- Controlling Brain Injury

    in Education

    How do you see yourself moving forward if your focus is on the past? Who keeps you down? Who picks you up? Who decides what gets to you? YOU DO!


    The physical trials after surviving a brain injury we may not be able to always overcome. We may still have a cane, a walker, a wheelchair, some trouble speaking, walking or hearing but one thing we can control is our own happiness. We decide on what aggravates us, what keeps us down, and what bothers us. It's time to take control of our lives in a positive fashion.


    Positive reinforcement and outlook is the only way to move ahead in life. We, as survivors, have had our bouts since our brain injuries but no one is to say life is over now. This is a subject that hits us at home but s a struggle all people go through in life. We decide on how things affect us. We can let things overcome our focus and willpower.


    Why let the things we can't control overwhelm us instead of just controling the things we can- happiness.


    Small rewards in brain injury rehabilitation lead to larger goals of accomplishment, self esteem, empowerment, and confidence. This affects our outlook, the way we portray ourselves to others, and helps our own bodies grow healthy to remain there. If anything to be happy about, we are alive!!!
    Please call into our show, join the conversation and listen in to the callers speak. Call in to speak with the host (424) 243-9540


    This call is for those involved directly and indirectly with brain injury. Public awareness is needed globally as well. This may be you or your loved ones one day. Families and friends need to learn about brain injury too! 

  • 01:30

    Living with Hope After a TBI with Tonia Wittkower

    in Education

    Join Tonia tonight as she will be joined by:


    Cherie Phoenix from Life After Brain Injury, an organization in Southern California to help people better live their life with tbi.


     Lyle - the Mom of Langston - a tbi survivor, who Tonia met at a Life after Brain Injury Conference which Cherie hosted. Lyle's story was a subject of a BBC documentary.


    Randy – Father of Jason - a tbi survivor -will give us an update on Jason work as a wildland firefighter with a tbi. 


    TBI does not only effect the person with a tbi, but also their family and community.


    Remember, if you want to talk on the show call… Our number is 424-243-9540 then press 1 on your dial pad.. that will makes us aware that you would like to speak. 

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