SCI Bootcamp Podcast

SCI Bootcamp

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Interview with Laura Karch and Andrew Braga of Awakenings Health Institute (AHI) in San Diego. Awakenings offers comprehensive and progressive therapies for neurological issues, including SCI, Stroke and TBI. Wonderful episode and interview that gives us more insight to these different holistic approaches to therapy.
A discussion with Matt Feeney of Adaptive Adventures. Matt is a certified PSIA Ski instructor and after being raised in Colorado, has a passion for outdoor recreation and activities. Great interview with Matt as we learn about his injury and attitudes about recovery.
Randy Haims is a C2 Complete and have been successfully living with this injury since 1979.  Injured on the job, Randy has overcome more than any could have imagined and more than most who live SCI free. Randy's outlook and attitude has contributed to his success and help him develop coping mechanisms that give him a resolved and a vision to make his live better, even after sustaining such severe and catastrophic injury.  Listen in on Randy's story and learn first hand why we need to be hopeful, grateful, and understand that life is not over.
Access Anything with Craig and Andy Kennedy, from Steamboat Springs, Colorado. Great info about functional travel, the ADA, and what they are doing do offer mountain sports to people with disabilities.
Noted writer and blogger Tiffiny Carlson joins the Boot Camp this week to discuss her injury and how it has led her to become a voice for women with disabilities. This is a great interview with a very powerful and confident woman.
Lisa shares her experience working as a PT and expalins how therapists will help prepare patients for the real world.  Lisa also talks a little about seating and the things that are taken into consideration when working with SCI patients.
Interview with Wheelchair Tennis legend, Brad Parks. Brad tells us about how tennis go started and about how its progressed over the years. We also talk about what is next for Brad. Ladies and gentlemen, the incomparable Brad Parks.
In this episode we are talking with Penny Anders of Sharp Rehab in San Diego. Penny is a certified driving instructor and is instumental in getting people back behind the wheel after they have sustainded a spinal cord injury. She works with both inpatients and outpatients to help them get mobile and become independent drivers. Listen and learn from Penny and get back on the road!
A breif interview with an Occupational Therapist at Sharp Rehab, Amanda.  As a follow up to Lisa's interview, we discuss with Amanda the differences between OT and PT and how she works with patients on acquiring everyday functional skills and activities of daily living.
Discussion with Terry Barton, GM at Ability Center in San Diego. Terry talk about getting into the mobility industry and how Ability Center is finding ways to become the benchmark for standars in the area of independent mobility. 
Recreational therapist Debbie Moore from Sharp rehab in San Diego discusses what Rec Therapy is and how it plays a part in your rehab experience.  Debbie talks about what she does, program exposure and how to get people involved in recreational activities.
Host Ryan Baker takes you through the philsophy behind why he started the SCI Bootcamp podcast, and what listeners will learn.
A talk with Nalini Brunner from SDSU about Disabled Student Services and the process you go through to get back to school and earn your degree. Good information and overview of the general process and the role(s) played by Disabled Student Service departments from all schools and how they deal with a variety of disabilities.
A discussion with Urologist and Fertility Specialist Dr. Martin Bastuba regarding level of injury and sexual funtion. Methods to achieve pregnancy like IUI, IVF and other types of options are mentioned. Enjoy this informative Episode!
Margarita Elizondo and Joanna Capstack talk about life in a chair as a woman, pageants, beauty and Push Girls. Great interview with 2 very inspirational women.
Brett Palser is was just 20 when he was injured on his quad in the desert. Now, five years later Brett sit with the SCI Boot Camp to tell his story about his recovery, how he copes and how he is moving forward.
A visit with Corey Fairbanks from Colorado Adaptive Sports Foundation. Corey tells us his story about sustaining his SCI, how he dealt with it and what he has been doing since. A great story, Corey never let the injury keep him on the sidelines.
Michael Folks shares his injury, recovery and how tennis has played a part in his life, both professionally and personally. Smart, driven and a dedicated father, Michael talks about how he is succeeding in the game of life.
A discussion about oversized people and disabled parking spots? What is 'Disability'? We find out a little more with guests Matt Long (para), Andy Huesing (quad), and Brett Palser (para).
After an automobile accident, Paul Jacobson didn't let his life come to a stop. In many ways, Paul lives a life that the most able people can learn from. He has a great perspective and unparalleled sense of humor. Thanks Paul!
An interview with Dr. Stenehjem who has been a spinal cord inury Dr. since 1985.  We learn from Dr. Stenehjem about the anatomy of the cord, spinal column and the differences between the two.  Why is the spinal cord important as a part of the CNS (central nervous system) and what happens when it becomes compromised.
Randy Haims is a C2 Complete and have been successfully living with this injury since 1979.  Injured on the job, Randy has overcome more than any could have imagined and more than most who live SCI free. Randy's outlook and attitude has contributed to his success and help him develop coping mechanisms that give him a resolved and a vision to make his live better, even after sustaining such severe and catastrophic injury.  Listen in on Randy's story and learn first hand why we need to be hopeful, grateful, and understand that life is not over.
A one on one fireside chat with Ricky James. Great story and Ricky gets real about the injury, his recovery and how it's all helped him become an Iron Man, in more ways than one.
Part 3 of 3 in our short series on tennis with Keith Concar. As the Executive Director of Wheelchair Tennis San Diego, we learn about Keith, his and what tennis has given back to him post injury.
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Podcast Details
Started
Jun 5th, 2012
Latest Episode
Dec 10th, 2012
Release Period
Weekly
No. of Episodes
24
Avg. Episode Length
About 1 hour
Explicit
No

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