Exploring neuroplasticity, neurorehabilitation, and brain optimization.
In 2015, I had the wondrous opportunity to meet Dr. Bonnie Kaplan, PhD at the…
Before keto became a thing, as I would consume a large amount of fat, many…
Dr. Kyle Daigle is professionally trained as a Chiropractor. He joined SNA Technologies (Systemic Neural…
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This one goes out to all the warrior moms and dads! Change your mindset and…
It’s time for another adventure! I learned of Dr. Titus Chiu through his interview with…
Remember when we had Jessica on the Feed a Brain Interview Series? It was awesomely…
Today’s amazing episode is jam-packed with priceless powerful fixes and clinical pearls for both patient…
My New Year’s Resolution: to be more bad-ass than I was the year before. Jerod is the most bad-ass Quadriplegic I have ever met! His strength and serenity and his command of his perspective and thoughts is so powerful!
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.
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.
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!
Meet Dr. Sanet, a world-renowned educator and practitioner in the fields of behavioral optometric care, vision training, and practice management.
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!
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!
Wanna meet my current functional neurologist? In this episode, Michelle and I interview Dr. Joshua Flowers, owner of Revive Treatment Centers of America.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Michelle and I interview Dr. Jeremy Schmoe, a functional neurologist certified through the American Chiropractic Neurology Board who works with patients locally and internationally.
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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.
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.
“’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