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.
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.
Cavin and Alek interview TBI survivor Kimberly Archie about her life and work on the front line of protecting child athletes.
Cavin and Alek interview musician and TBI survivor Cristabelle Braden about her organization and the power of music through rehabilitation.
What’s going on inside the brain after injury? We sat down with Dr. Peggy Mason to better understand how can we use that information to prevent and treat head trauma.
In this hugely important episode, Cavin and Alek Interview Dr. Unini Odama to define the word “concussion” and discuss strategies for better awareness and prevention in sports.
Brain injury survivor Cavin Balaster and co-host Alek Hess review “Concussion” and discuss the highly anticipated film’s impact on public understanding and professional sports.
Brain injury survivor Cavin Balaster and co-host Alek Hess interview fellow survivor, recent author, and contributor to the Huffington Post, Amy Zellmer.
Brain injury survivor Cavin Balaster and co-host Alek Hess discuss the importance of raising awareness and the success of the “ALS Ice Bucket Challenge.”
Severe traumatic brain injury survivor Cavin Balaster and co-host Alek Hess respond to feedback about the show. The hosts discuss Cavin’s recent work in the brain injury and health communities.
Severe traumatic brain injury survivor Cavin Balaster and co-host Alek Hess interview award winning vision therapist Robert Nurisio to discuss his career in vision therapy and his work with brain injury patients.
“’How to Feed a Brain’ will change your life.”
-Dr. Terry Wahls MD, The Wahls Protocol: A Radical New Way to Treat All Chronic Autoimmune Conditions Using Paleo Principles
“I really wish I had a resource like this years ago. I recommend it to anyone looking for practical information on how to heal a broken brain, optimize cognitive function, and live a better life.”
-Jordan Fallis, Health Journalist and Founder of Optimal Living Dynamics (optimallivingdynamics.com)
”Cavin Balaster has accomplished something important in the field of nutrition and self-healing that few authors have been able to do, made even more remarkable by his own experience with traumatic brain injury.”
-Reed Davis, Founder of the Functional Diagnostic Nutrition Certification Course
“A sincere thank you to Cavin for writing this book, which will help so many people live a lifetime with better brain health.”
-Dr. Jeremy Schmoe DC DACNB FABBIR- Owner of Minnesota Functional Neurology (MFNC) mnfunctionalneurology.com
“His ideas are absolutely in line with current neuroscience and have the added validation of personal experience.”
-Dr. David Perlmutter MD, FACN Author, 4X New York Times #1 Bestseller
“Ten years ago most health professionals would have scoffed… Fortunately, this outdated paradigm is shifting, and ‘How To Feed A Brain’ will be a key piece of this change.“
-Robb Wolf, Former Research Biochemist and 2X New York Times/WSJ Best Selling author
Cavin’s brain injury journey is astounding. His experiences and accomplishments since returning from the brink of death are incredible!
Dr. Leonard PressPress Vision
Cavin takes you on a captivating journey of challenging experiences that leads to an amazingly successful recovery. Cavin is a remarkable person who conveys a remarkable message in each of his talented motivational speeches.
Chip Howe, M.A.Mary lee Foundation
Cavin is wonderfully articulate and takes you through his long rehabilitation journey which involves expert medical care, intense family support, and several ingenious therapy procedures.
Susan R. Barry, Ph.DFixing My Gaze
I’ve never heard a more superb and comprehensive combination of humor, courage, and integration of knowledge on how a patient with traumatic brain injury has put his life back together.
Dr. Curtis R. BaxstromNeuro-optometric Rehabilitation Association