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Adventures in Brain Injury is a resource for health, recovery, and community created by traumatic brain injury survivor, Cavin Balaster.

Adventures in Brain Injury is a resource for health, recovery, and community created by traumatic brain injury survivor, Cavin Balaster.
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Austin, TX

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Adventures in Brain Injury is a resource for health, recovery, and community created by traumatic brain injury survivor, Cavin Balaster.

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@CavinB

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English


Episodes

Podcast 30 – Music & the Brain

10/31/2017
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Music is very powerful. In this episode we explore how music can be used to influence brain plasticity with Hope Young, a music therapist who is able to treat movement conditions and disorders through music. The post Podcast 30 – Music & the Brain appeared first on Adventures in Brain Injury.

Duration: 01:07:27


Podcast 29 – Better Than Before: Beyond Concussion Repair

10/17/2017
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In this episode, we get to interview Dr. Dan Engle, MD, who not only brings forth a comprehensive manual for concussion repair, but healing beyond brain injury and into peak performance. The post Podcast 29 – Better Than Before: Beyond Concussion Repair appeared first on Adventures in Brain Injury.

Duration: 01:05:08


Podcast 28 – Brain Injury, Dystonia, and Hangovers

9/30/2017
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I like brains. I like helping them work better. So does Dr. Nate Keiser, who Michelle and I get to interview on this episode about injury, dysautonomia, and hangovers. The post Podcast 28 – Brain Injury, Dystonia, and Hangovers appeared first on Adventures in Brain Injury.

Duration: 01:16:24


Podcast 27 – How Nutrition Saved My Life

8/22/2017
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Dr Terry Wahls, author of "The Wahls Protocol" talks about how nutrition saved her life from debilitating MS. This is one of those podcasts that has to potential to change many lives, so listen up! The post Podcast 27 – How Nutrition Saved My Life appeared first on Adventures in Brain Injury.

Duration: 01:07:56


Podcast 26 – Automatic Brain Training with Kelsey Brenner

7/19/2017
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By seeing how our brain is behaving, we can train our brains! If we are anxious most of the time, we can use feedback to reward our brains for being calm, and train ourselves out of anxiety. That’s pretty cool! The post Podcast 26 – Automatic Brain Training with Kelsey Brenner appeared first on Adventures in Brain Injury.

Duration: 01:08:50


Podcast 25 – Neuroplasticity and Finding Gifts of Adversity

6/22/2017
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Meet Dr. Sanet, a world-renowned educator and practitioner in the fields of behavioral optometric care, vision training, and practice management. The post Podcast 25 – Neuroplasticity and Finding Gifts of Adversity appeared first on Adventures in Brain Injury.

Duration: 00:59:21


Podcast 24 – An Award Winning Novel Treatment for Brain Injury

6/7/2017
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Are you ready for the future? Meet Indrani Das, the winner of one of the country’s most prestigious science fairs for her work on a novel mechanism for treating brain injury and disease! The post Podcast 24 – An Award Winning Novel Treatment for Brain Injury appeared first on Adventures in Brain Injury.

Duration: 00:46:59


Podcast 23 – Shine On With Dr. Lauren Noel

5/30/2017
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Someone very important to me graced our show this week and Michelle and I are so blessed to have the chance to share her radiance with you all! Meet Dr. Lauren Noel, a hard working, brilliant, accomplished and successful naturopathic doctor who changed the trajectory of my recovery.. And the trajectory of my entire life! The post Podcast 23 – Shine On With Dr. Lauren Noel appeared first on Adventures in Brain Injury.

Duration: 01:09:46


Podcast 22 – Revive: Restoration of Life or Consciousness

5/10/2017
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Wanna meet my current functional neurologist? In this episode, Michelle and I interview Dr. Joshua Flowers, owner of Revive Treatment Centers of America. The post Podcast 22 – Revive: Restoration of Life or Consciousness appeared first on Adventures in Brain Injury.

Duration: 01:18:05


Podcast 21 – The Importance of Open Minds in Both Patient and Doctor

4/18/2017
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Dr. David Traster takes the time to speak with Michelle and Cavin about how opening his mind took him down roads that eventually saved his life. The post Podcast 21 – The Importance of Open Minds in Both Patient and Doctor appeared first on Adventures in Brain Injury.

Duration: 01:06:37


Podcast 20 – Pieces to the Sensory Puzzle of the Brain

3/30/2017
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Cavin and Michelle interview Dr. Charles Shidlofsky. A brilliant optometrist, he received his OD all the way back in 1988 and has been very active in neuro-optometry for most of his 29 years in practice. The post Podcast 20 – Pieces to the Sensory Puzzle of the Brain appeared first on Adventures in Brain Injury.

Duration: 00:56:47


Podcast 19 – In Focus After Trauma

3/15/2017
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Michelle and Cavin interview Dr. Alessandra Wall, a licensed clinical psychologist, coach, speaker and entrepreneur. In this interview, we explore her methodology to create a better everyday and to feel inspired by life again. The post Podcast 19 – In Focus After Trauma appeared first on Adventures in Brain Injury.

Duration: 01:04:23


Podcast 18 – Empathy in Practice: From Patient to Doctor

2/28/2017
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Dr. Jerome D. Lubbe, a migraine sufferer and functional neurologist who practices in Georgia, takes the time to chat with Michelle and I about his journey from patient to doctor. The post Podcast 18 – Empathy in Practice: From Patient to Doctor appeared first on Adventures in Brain Injury.

Duration: 01:06:19


Podcast 17 – The Power of Functional Neurology (This stuff is so cool!)

1/2/2017
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Michelle and I interview Dr. Jeremy Schmoe, a functional neurologist certified through the American Chiropractic Neurology Board who works with patients locally and internationally. The post Podcast 17 – The Power of Functional Neurology (This stuff is so cool!) appeared first on Adventures in Brain Injury.

Duration: 01:11:22


Podcast 016 – Music and Relaying TBI Experiences with Tim Page

11/26/2016
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I announce that Michelle Malmberg is our new co-host on the Adventures in Brain Injury Podcast! And, for our first episode together, we take the opportunity to interview Tim Page, a professor in both the Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism and the Thornton School of Music at the University of Southern California. (You can also […] The post Podcast 016 – Music and Relaying TBI Experiences with Tim Page appeared first on Adventures in Brain Injury.

Podcast 15 – Brain Tumors, ABI, and Plasticity with Michelle Malmberg (Part 1)

9/22/2016
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Michelle Malmberg tells the first part of her amazing, inspiring, and resilient acquired brain injury story on the Adventures in Brain Injury Podcast with Cavin Balaster. The post Podcast 15 – Brain Tumors, ABI, and Plasticity with Michelle Malmberg (Part 1) appeared first on Adventures in Brain Injury.

Podcast 13 – Healing and Success Through Visualization

5/6/2016
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Cavin and Alek interview Dr. Lynn Hellerstein to talk about her book "See it. Say it. Do it!" and her methods for finding success in life, healing, and rehabilitation. The post Podcast 13 – Healing and Success Through Visualization appeared first on Adventures in Brain Injury.

Podcast 12 – Gabrielle Guetta & TBI Model Systems Centers

4/27/2016
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Cavin and Alek discuss TBI Model Systems Centers with Clinical Research Coordinator for the Brain Injury Research Center of Mount Sinai, Gabrielle Guetta. The post Podcast 12 – Gabrielle Guetta & TBI Model Systems Centers appeared first on Adventures in Brain Injury.

Podcast 11- Kimberly Archie: A Survivor’s Fight for Sports Safety

4/4/2016
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Cavin and Alek interview TBI survivor Kimberly Archie about her life and work on the front line of protecting child athletes. The post Podcast 11- Kimberly Archie: A Survivor’s Fight for Sports Safety appeared first on Adventures in Brain Injury.

Podcast 10 – Cristabelle Braden & Finding Hope After Head Injury

2/29/2016
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Cavin and Alek interview musician and TBI survivor Cristabelle Braden about her organization and the power of music through rehabilitation. The post Podcast 10 – Cristabelle Braden & Finding Hope After Head Injury appeared first on Adventures in Brain Injury.
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