So I broke my clavicle last month. How? Was I juggling fire on a unicycle while practicing acro yoga? I might as well have been. The bottom line is that I was trying to challenge my abilities with the goal of further rehabilitating, but I was doing so in a dangerous way. You see, I […]
About Cavin Balaster
In 2011, I fell two stories, suffered a severe traumatic brain injury, and was comatose for 12 days. I was diagnosed with a diffuse axonal injury -- Approximately 90% of people with this type of injury never regain consciousness. After relearning to eat, walk, and talk, I began a journey to spread awareness about health and recovery.
Cavin will share his insights into important factors that aided his recovery & how it feels 5 years later after suffering his injury.
Cavin and Alek sit down to reflect on the five year anniversary of Cavin’s severe traumatic brain injury and the lessons he’s learned along the way.
I recently had the pleasure of being interviewed live on the “Living Full Out” show with Nancy Solari!
Mother’s Day marked the five year anniversary of my severe traumatic brain injury. Here are five important lessons I’ve learned along the way.
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.
Cavin and Alek discuss TBI Model Systems Centers with Clinical Research Coordinator for the Brain Injury Research Center of Mount Sinai, Gabrielle Guetta.
It was a great honor to have been given the “Teach Believe Inspire” award from the Brain Injury Law Center, and I’m excited to share my interview! Last December, I was given the “Teach Believe Inspire” award from the Brain Injury Law center. Included in the group of monthly award-winners are some very powerful and passionate voices, often survivors […]
Cavin and Alek interview TBI survivor Kimberly Archie about her life and work on the front line of protecting child athletes.
Relearning to talk after my brain injury was a tremendously difficult and arduous feat. What few people realize is that…
Cavin and Alek interview musician and TBI survivor Cristabelle Braden about her organization and the power of music through rehabilitation.
As a traumatic brain injury survivor, watching my home team win Super Bowl 50 was incredibly conflicting.