Concussion 101

Toronto Concussion Clinic

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

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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! Our multidisciplinary expert team shares their knowledge and answers your questions about concussions.To learn more about concussion related topics, visit our webpage at www.torontoconcussion.caTo know the latest news about our patient education program, follow us on TWITTER: http://www.twitter.com/TO_Concussion**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 DCOriginal idea, edited and produced by Dr. Maude Boulanger HBSc, MD, CCFPVoice over narration by Mr. Mojtaba Garshasb BSc candidateMusic by customanthemsArtwork by designcre8tor

Nov 2018

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In episode 3 of Concussion 101, Ms. Caitlin Heino, occupational therapist, 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.torontoconcussion.ca To know the latest news about our patient education program, follow us on TWITTER: http://www.twitter.com/TO_ConcussionFor more information about CBT-insomnia, read our article: https://www.torontoconcussion.ca/terminology/cognitive-behavioural-therapy-for-insomnia-cbt-i/For more information about Mindfulness, read our articles here: https://www.torontoconcussion.ca/terminology/mindfulness-defined/https://www.torontoconcussion.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 MedResearch: Ms. Caitlin Heino and Dr. Taher ChughOriginal idea, edited and produced by Dr. Maude Boulanger HBSc, MD, CCFPVoice over narration by Mr. Mojtaba Garshasb BSc candidateMusic by customanthemsArtwork by designcre8torRecording date: September 2018

Nov 2018

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In this second episode of Concussion 101, Dr. Taher Chugh, sports MD and medical director at TCC, 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.torontoconcussion.ca To know the latest news about our patient education program, follow us on TWITTER: http://www.twitter.com/TO_ConcussionFor more information about Biofeedback in Concussion, read our article here: https://www.torontoconcussion.ca/terminology/biofeedback/For more information about Mindfulness, read our articles here: https://www.torontoconcussion.ca/terminology/mindfulness-defined/ and here: https://www.torontoconcussion.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) Research: Dr. Taher ChughOriginal idea, edited and produced by Dr. Maude Boulanger HBSc, MD, CCFPVoice over narration by Mr. Mojtaba Garshasb BSc candidateMusic by customanthemsArtwork by designcre8torRecording date: September 2018

Nov 2018

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In this first episode of Concussion 101, Dr. Taher Chugh, sports MD and medical director at TCC, 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.torontoconcussion.ca To know the latest news about our patient education program, follow us on TWITTER: http://www.twitter.com/TO_Concussion**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)Research: Dr. Taher ChughOriginal idea, edited and produced by Dr. Maude Boulanger HBSc, MD, CCFPVoice over narration by Mr. Mojtaba Garshasb BSc candidateMusic by customanthemsArtwork by designcre8torRecording date: September 2018

Nov 2018

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In episode 4 of Concussion 101, Ms. Caitlin Heino, occupational therapist, 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.torontoconcussion.ca To know the latest news about our patient education program, follow us on TWITTER: http://www.twitter.com/TO_ConcussionFor 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.torontoconcussion.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 MedResearch: Ms. Caitlin Heino, Dr. Taher Chugh and Dr. Maude BoulangerOriginal idea, edited and produced by Dr. Maude Boulanger HBSc, MD, CCFPVoice over narration by Mr. Mojtaba Garshasb BSc candidateMusic by customanthemsArtwork by designcre8torRecording date: October 2018

Dec 2018

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In episode 5 of Concussion 101, Ms. Caitlin Heino, occupational therapist, 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.torontoconcussion.ca To know the latest news about our patient education program, follow us on TWITTER: http://www.twitter.com/TO_ConcussionTo learn more about Mindfulness, read our articles here: https://www.torontoconcussion.ca/terminology/mindfulness-defined/https://www.torontoconcussion.ca/terminology/mindfulness-implemented/For more information about Visual Vestibular Mismatch, read our article here: https://www.torontoconcussion.ca/terminology/vvm/To learn more about therapeutic activities, read our article here: https://www.torontoconcussion.ca/terminology/therapeutic-activities/ For more information about heart rate variability and biofeedback, read our articles here: https://www.torontoconcussion.ca/terminology/biofeedback/ https://www.torontoconcussion.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 MedResearch: Ms. Caitlin Heino, Dr. Taher Chugh and Dr. Maude BoulangerOriginal idea, edited and produced by Dr. Maude Boulanger HBSc, MD, CCFPVoice over narration by Mr. Mojtaba Garshasb BSc candidateMusic by customanthemsArtwork by designcre8torRecording date: October 2018

Dec 2018

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In episode 6 of Concussion 101, Dr. Taher Chugh, sports MD and medical director at TCC, 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.torontoconcussion.ca To know the latest news about our patient education program, follow us on TWITTER: http://www.twitter.com/TO_Concussion**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)Research: Dr. Taher ChughOriginal idea, edited and produced by Dr. Maude Boulanger HBSc, MD, CCFPVoice over narration by Mr. Mojtaba Garshasb BSc candidateMusic by customanthemsArtwork by designcre8torRecording date: October 2018

Jan 2019

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In episode 7 of Concussion 101, Dr. Taher Chugh sports physician at TCC talks with a chiropractor about common neck issues post concussion and will cover neck anatomy, neuromuscular control and whiplash in this first part.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.torontoconcussion.ca To know the latest news about our patient education program, follow us on TWITTER: http://www.twitter.com/TO_Concussion**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 MedResearch: Dr. Taher ChughOriginal idea, edited and produced by Dr. Maude Boulanger HBSc, MD, CCFPVoice over narration by Mr. Mojtaba Garshasb BSc candidateMusic by customanthemsArtwork by designcre8torRecording date: February 2019

Feb 2019

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In episode 8 of Concussion 101, Dr. Taher Chugh, sports physician at TCC will continue his discussion with a chiropractor about common neck issues and address treatment options in the context of a biopsychosocial model. 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.torontoconcussion.ca To know the latest news about our patient education program, follow us on TWITTER: http://www.twitter.com/TO_ConcussionTo learn more about neuromuscular retraining, read our article here: https://www.torontoconcussion.ca/terminology/neuromuscular-retraining/For more information on biofeedback, read our article here: https://www.torontoconcussion.ca/terminology/biofeedback/To learn more about Mindfulness, read our articles here: https://www.torontoconcussion.ca/terminology/mindfulness-defined/https://www.torontoconcussion.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 MedResearch: Dr. Taher ChughOriginal idea, edited and produced by Dr. Maude Boulanger HBSc, MD, CCFPVoice over narration by Mr. Mojtaba Garshasb BSc candidateMusic by customanthemsArtwork by designcre8torRecording date: Februray 2019

Mar 2019

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In episode 9 of Concussion 101, Dr. Taher Chugh, sports physician and medical director at TCC, will share general information about post-traumatic headaches. He will explain different headache types that commonly affect concussion patients and factors that can weigh in on their headache experiences. 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.torontoconcussion.ca To know the latest news about our patient education program, follow us on TWITTER: http://www.twitter.com/TO_ConcussionTo learn more about headache and behavioural treatment, read our article here: https://www.torontoconcussion.ca/terminology/headache-and-behavioural-treatment/For more information on headache and wellness, read our article here: https://www.torontoconcussion.ca/terminology/headaches-and-wellness/To learn more about post-traumatic headache, read our article here: https://www.torontoconcussion.ca/terminology/post-traumatic-headache/**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 Dr. Maude Boulanger HBSc, MD, CCFPResearch by Dr. Taher ChughOriginal idea, edited and produced by Dr. Maude BoulangerVoice over narration by Mr. Mojtaba Garshasb BSc candidateMusic by customanthemsArtwork by designcre8torRecording date: March 2019

Mar 2019

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In episode 10 of Concussion 101, Dr. Taher Chugh, sports physician and medical director at TCC, will continue his discussion about post-traumatic headache and talk about the role of stress in headaches as well as the role of complementary and integrative medicine.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.torontoconcussion.ca To know the latest news about our patient education program, follow us on TWITTER: http://www.twitter.com/TO_ConcussionTo learn more about headache and CIM, read our article here: https://www.torontoconcussion.ca/terminology/headaches-and-complimentary-integrative-medicine-cim/To learn more about migraines and supplements, consult our article here: https://www.torontoconcussion.ca/terminology/migraine-prevention-and-supplements/For more information on biofeedback, read our articles here: https://www.torontoconcussion.ca/terminology/biofeedback/ https://www.torontoconcussion.ca/terminology/heart-rate-variability-hrv/To learn more about mindfulness, read our articles here: https://www.torontoconcussion.ca/terminology/mindfulness-defined/**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 Dr. Maude Boulanger HBSc, MD, CCFPResearch: Dr. Taher ChughOriginal idea, edited and produced by Dr. Maude BoulangerVoice over narration by Mr. Mojtaba Garshasb BSc candidateMusic by customanthemsArtwork by designcre8torRecording date: March 2019

Apr 2019

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In episode 11 of Concussion 101, Dr. Taher Chugh, sports physician and medical director at Toronto Concussion Clinic, talks with a behavioural optometrist about common visual symptoms post-concussion and explains the binocular visual system as well as the role of functional optometry in concussion care.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.torontoconcussion.ca To know the latest news about our patient education program, follow us on TWITTER: http://www.twitter.com/TO_ConcussionTo learn more about accommodative dysfunction, read our article here: https://www.torontoconcussion.ca/terminology/accommodative-dysfunction/For more information about convergence excess and/or insufficiency, consult our articles here: https://www.torontoconcussion.ca/terminology/convergence-excess/ https://www.torontoconcussion.ca/terminology/convergence-insufficiency/**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 MedResearch: Dr. Taher Chugh MD, CCFP(SEM), Dip Sport MedOriginal idea, edited and produced by Dr. Maude Boulanger HBSc, MD, CCFPVoice over narration by Mr. Mojtaba Garshasb BScMusic by customanthemsArtwork by designcre8torRecording date: June 2019

Aug 2019

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In episode 12 of Concussion 101, Dr. Taher Chugh continues his discussion with a behavioural optometrist about visual inefficiencies after a concussion and talks about glasses and vision therapy.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.torontoconcussion.ca To know the latest news about our patient education program, follow us on TWITTER: http://www.twitter.com/TO_ConcussionTo learn more about the use of glasses in visual rehabilitation, read our article here: https://www.torontoconcussion.ca/terminology/glasses-rehabilitation/**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 MedResearch: Dr. Taher Chugh MD, CCFP(SEM), Dip Sport MedOriginal idea, edited and produced by Dr. Maude Boulanger HBSc, MD, CCFPVoice over narration by Mr. Mojtaba Garshasb BScMusic by customanthemsArtwork by designcre8torRecording date: June 2019

Sep 2019

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In episode 13 of Concussion 101, Dr. Taher Chugh, sports physician and medical director at TCC, will explain the physiology behind dizziness and balance issues. He will also discuss benign paroxysmal positional vertigo and sensory organization dysfunction. 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.torontoconcussion.ca To know the latest news about our patient education program, follow us on TWITTER: http://www.twitter.com/TO_ConcussionTo learn more about post-concussion vision syndrome, read our article here: https://www.torontoconcussion.ca/terminology/post-concussion-vision-syndrome-pcvs/For more information on visual vestibular mismatch, read our article here: https://www.torontoconcussion.ca/terminology/vvm/To learn more about dizziness not from the inner ear, read our article here: https://www.torontoconcussion.ca/terminology/dizziness-not-from-inner-ear/#1565019373591-807af961-72a7**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 Dr. Maude Boulanger HBSc, MD, CCFPResearch: Dr. Taher Chugh MD, CCFP(SEM), Dip Sport MedOriginal idea, edited and produced by Dr. Maude Boulanger HBSc, MD, CCFPVoice over narration by Mr. Mojtaba Garshasb BSc candidateMusic by customanthemsArtwork by designcre8torRecording date: August 2019

Sep 2019

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In episode 14 of Concussion 101, Dr. Taher Chugh, sports physician and medical director at TCC, continues his discussion about dizziness and imbalance after a concussion and talks about vestibular migraines and rehabilitation for dizziness including vestibular therapy.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.torontoconcussion.ca To know the latest news about our patient education program, follow us on TWITTER: http://www.twitter.com/TO_ConcussionTo learn more about vestibular therapy, read our article here: https://www.torontoconcussion.ca/terminology/vestibular-therapy/**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 Dr. Maude Boulanger HBSc, MD, CCFPResearch: Dr. Taher ChughOriginal idea, edited and produced by Dr. Maude BoulangerVoice over narration by Mr. Mojtaba Garshasb BSc candidateMusic by customanthemsArtwork by designcre8torRecording date: August 2019

Oct 2019

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