Latest Brain and Spine Shows

When Should You See a Doctor for Your Neck and Back Pain?

Sep 15, 2015

Neck and back pain are common, but if you have recurring pain, you might wonder if there’s something going that’s contributing to your chronic cricks. Spinal surgeon Dr. Erica Bisson says surgery should be a last resort, but in this podcast she talks about some questions you should ask yourself ...

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Learning to Recognize Signs of a Stroke Can Do More than Save Someone’s Life

Aug 19, 2015

There are some things everyone should know how to do: CPR, first aid, and recognizing the signs of a stroke. Dr. Jennifer Majersik is director of the University of Utah Stroke Center. She says it’s crucial to get to the hospital immediately if you think you or someone else is having a stroke. In ...

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If There’s Even A Slight Chance You Think It’s A Stroke—Call 911 Immediately

Jun 10, 2015

The most powerful weapon against a stroke are people that know what a stroke looks like and are willing to call 911 without hesitation. If you are that person, no need to read or listen to this podcast. But, if there’s even a slight chance you would hesitate for even a slight moment, you should ...

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My Child Has Chronic Headaches—Is Cognitive Behavioral Therapy the Best Option?

Jun 8, 2015

Family history is a factor in more than 80% of children who suffer from chronic headaches. If your child suffers from headaches and migraines, you might want to consider cognitive behavioral therapy. Dr. Jim Bale, a child neurologist at the University of Utah explains cognitive behavioral therapy ...

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From Stretchers to Skiing: Recovering From a Stroke

May 28, 2015

Amy Steinbrech suffered a stroke on New Year’s Eve of 2012. In this podcast, she interviews Stacey Turner, a physical therapist who worked with Amy to help her get back on her feet and in her skis. They talk about setting realistic goals for physical recovery and staying motivated to keep pushing....

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Experiencing & Recovering from Stroke at a Young Age

May 14, 2015

A young vibrant woman in the prime of her life, Amy Steinbrech suffered a stroke. Unable to walk, talk or even move her limbs, Amy’s remarkable recovery is testament to the possibilities inherent in the human spirit. Her emotionally uplifting interview that demonstrates the boundlessness of ...

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Successful Stroke Recovery: A Conversation Between Stroke Survivors

May 6, 2015

Amy Steinbrech and Dr. Steven Edgley have both survived strokes at a young age. In this podcast, they discuss the recovery process, including the incredible job the brain does of “fixing” itself and the timeline of improvements patients can expect. The also discuss the frustrations many patients...

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