• 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.

  • 00:59

    New book Conquering Concussion: Healing Traumatic Brain Injury Symptoms

    in Health

    Dana Laake and her special guest Mary Lee Esty will be discussing her new book Conquering Concussion: Healing Traumatic Brain Injury Symptoms with Neurofeedback and Without Drugs, co-authored with C.M. Shifflett.

    Mary Lee Esty, LCSW-C, PhD, is President of the Brain Wellness and Biofeedback Center of Washington, in Bethesda, MD. Her book, Conquering Concussion, describes what is involved in a concussion, the short-term and lasting effects of concussion on children and adults, and the issue of prevention. It contains true case histories about people she has treated who show promise for being well again through the use of neurofeedback.

  • 00:45

    Help for Understanding Traumatic Brain Injury

    in Health

    Hi I'm Kim Nelson-Ingram. Thank you for checking out this episode of The Help Desk.
    Think about this: Approximately every 23 seconds in the United States a mild traumatic brain injury (i.e. concussion) occurs as a result of a fall, vehicle related collision, sports injury and other blows or trauma to the head. Very often symptoms from these injuries may appear subtle and unrecognizable by others for weeks, months or even years later.
    In the memoir Broken Silence, speech-language pathologist and professional speaker Eudora Pickett Nelson, shares the story of a mild traumatic brain injury she suffered at nine years old but was not medically diagnosed until 50 years later.
    On this episode of The Help Desk you'll learn some of the most common symptoms of mild traumatic brain injury and how to take steps toward cognitive improvement.

  • 00:15

    Traumatic Brain Injury

    in Health

    Chris Maxwell speaks with epilepsy specialist Dr. Marc Dichter about epilepsy, traumatic brain injury and returning veterans.
    Dr. Marc Dichter
    Professor of neurology and pharmacology at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
    Was Director of the Penn Epilepsy Center for more than 20 years

  • 00:39

    Jim Collinsworth - Traumatic Brain Injury Support Group

    in Self Help

    Jim Colinsworth co-founded the original Traumatic Brain Injury Support Group in Rochester, NY more than 25 years ago.

  • 02:00

    What is Traumatic Brain Injury TBI #23

    in Health

    Create a Free account & Join us in the live chat room on the show page while we broadcast live. Call in to discuss Traumatic Brain Injury (646) 564-9805 + Press 1

    Today we will help you understand exactly what Traumatic Brain Injury? (T.B.I.) is, how it happens, what kinds of treatments there are, how to recognize the signs and how to help your dear friends and loved ones (and yourself) to cope with T.B.I. on a daily basis

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  • 01:01

    Traumatic Brain Injury Caregiver Roundtable

    in Military

    The month of March is Brain Injury Awareness Month.  Traumatic Brain Injuries are common for our returning veterans.  Are you the caregiver, or loved one of a veteran with a Traumatic Brain Injury?  Join us for a roundtable discussion about TBI and strategies to keep your veteran safe and improve overall quality of life.  Family of a Vet Blog Talk Radio Show – Tuesday, March 18, 2014 from 6:30pm – 7:30pm CST.

  • 00:51

    Childhood Trauma & Adult Disease + Traumatic Brain Injury

    in Science

    This episode is being rebroadcast from Michele’s original radio show, “Your Life After Trauma.”

    The first years of human life are more important than we ever realized. Listen in to this interview where Michele welcomed two guests, the first being Robin Karr-Morse. Robin discussed her book SCARED SICK: The Role of Childhood Trauma in Adult Disease, In her book, Robin Karr-Morse connects psychology, neurobiology, endocrinology, immunology, and genetics to demonstrate how chronic fear in infancy and early childhood— when we are most helpless—lies at the root of common diseases in adulthood. Plus author Terry Smith discussed his book Surviving Head Trauma, his personal account of life with TBI.

    Michele Rosenthal is a popular keynote speaker, award-winning author and post-trauma coach. Her shows combine scientific research, cutting-edge guests and personal stories that highlight the challenges and successes of deliberately deciding to change the direction of your life. For more ideas about how to create change you choose, visit www.ChangeYouChoose.com.

  • 00:45

    DODLive Bloggers Roundtable: Treating Traumatic Brain Injury

    in Military

    We will interview Kathy Helmick, Interim Senior Executive Director, Traumatic Brain Injury / Director, TBI Clinical Standards of Care Defense Centers of Excellence for Psychological Health and Traumatic Brain Injury.

    Ms. Helmick will discuss the new clinical practice guidelines for treatment of mild TBI (concussion) among servicemembers in-theater. Additionally, Ms. Helmick will discuss new research about exposure of cumulative blasts through collaboration with the NFL and the concussions sustained by servicemembers versus concussions sustained in athletics such as with football players.

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  • 00:31

    What the heck is a mild traumatic brain injury?

    in Legal

    Numerous recent cases involving professional athletes bring the issue of mild traumatic brain injuries into the press.  I will discuss the definition of a mild tramatic brain injury; diagnostic techology surrounding a MTBI; and MTBI in the context of insurance claims. 

  • 00:29

    My Brain Changed. Now What?

    in Self Help

    When you have a brain injury sometimes our ways of communication can be taken the wrong way. Let's talk about some ways to get your point across.I remember not having much of a filter after my brain aneurysm. So feelings would get hurt or if someone said something to me, my feelings would get hurt. Now, I am getting better at communicating without being rude or insulting. Emotions can run high when you feel that you have lost control. There are moments when everything drives you mad from, people talking, crowds, family, friends, etc. After a brain injury things become confusing and things can get a little difficult when trying to express ourselves. Sometimes the only way for us to communicate is for us to just say what's on our mind.

    Suggestions: Find a support group either in your area or online. This helps with connecting with others like you. Remember, this is a process and nothing changes overnight. Be patient and kind to yourself.

    Below is a link to a mother's experience about her son's brain injury


    Talk you soon

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