Concussion 101 Podcast

 

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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.

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.

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.

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

Recording date: September 2018

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.

Hosted by Dr. Taher Chugh MD, CCFP(SEM), Dip Sport Med and Ms. Caitlin Heino BSc, MSc, OT Reg (Ont)

Recording date: September 2018

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.

Hosted by Ms. Caitlin Heino BSc, MSc, OT Reg (Ont) and Dr. Taher Chugh MD, CCFP(SEM), Dip Sport Med

Recording date: September 2018

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.

Hosted by Ms. Caitlin Heino BSc, MSc, OT Reg (Ont) and Dr. Taher Chugh MD, CCFP(SEM), Dip Sport Med

Recording date: October 2018

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
IT by Ram Bala

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