Sponsorship Opportuities Available
Faces of TBI
by Amy Zellmer
6M ago
I am creating some sponsorship opportunities for interested parties. Whether you’re a doctor, professional, provider, philanthropist, or someone who is passionate about TBI and concussion awareness, I appreciate your support! As you are probably aware, I am a dedicated advocate to creating awareness about the devastating consequences of TBI and concussions. I am a TBI survivor approaching my 10-year anniversary and have created a loyal following on social media, email, and in-person. I have published five books (with a sixth on it’s way in March to celebrate my 10th anniversary), created a pod ..read more
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The Science Behind Intermittent Fasting and Brain Health: An In-Depth Discussion with Dr. Perry Maynard
Faces of TBI
by Amy Zellmer
10M ago
In the realm of health and wellness, few topics have garnered as much attention in recent years as intermittent fasting. Its proponents tout its benefits, ranging from weight loss to improved blood sugar regulation. But what about its effects on brain health? In this insightful conversation with Dr. Perry Maynard from Integrated Brain Centers in Denver, Colorado, we delve into the world of intermittent fasting and its potential impact on individuals, particularly those recovering from brain injuries. Defining Intermittent Fasting: Intermittent fasting involves cycles of eating and fasting wit ..read more
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Navigating the Complex World of Persistent Post-Concussive Symptoms: A Conversation with Dr. James Masterson
Faces of TBI
by Amy Zellmer
10M ago
Today, I have the privilege of talking to Dr. James Masterson, the Director of Sports Medicine and the Concussion Center at Excela Health in Greenberg, Pennsylvania. He’s been deeply involved in concussion management for over 20 years, particularly focusing on sports-related concussions. However, his interest has expanded to include adults dealing with persistent post-concussive symptoms, a group that often faces misunderstandings and a lack of appropriate medical evaluation. Dr. Masterson and his team, comprising athletic trainers, therapists, chiropractors, yoga meditation instructors, and m ..read more
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Blood Sugar Regulation After Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI): A Comprehensive Guide
Faces of TBI
by Amy Zellmer
10M ago
In this month’s TBI Talk, Dr. Shane Steadman from Integrative Brain Centers in Denver, Colorado, delves into the critical topic of blood sugar regulation after a traumatic brain injury (TBI). This informative discussion sheds light on the intricate connection between brain health and blood sugar balance. Let’s explore how maintaining stable blood sugar levels can significantly impact your recovery and overall well-being. Timestamp: 1:03 – Setting the Stage The Brain-Body Connection: Dr. Steadman emphasizes the interconnectedness of the brain and the body, highlighting the need to consider bot ..read more
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What Is a Functional Neurologist and How do They Help Treat Brain Injury
Faces of TBI
by Amy Zellmer
1y ago
A functional neurologist is a type of doctor, typically a Chiropractor with a DACND credential, who specializes in treating neurological conditions and disorders through targeted exercises and other non-invasive therapies. They are also sometimes called a Chiropractic Neurologist. They aim to improve the functioning of the nervous system, including the brain, and help patients recover from conditions like traumatic brain injury (TBI), stroke, or other neurological conditions.  By using techniques like eye movements, sensory stimulation, and manual therapy, a functional neurologist can h ..read more
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Have you heard what I’ve been up to??
Faces of TBI
by Amy Zellmer
1y ago
I have recently been on three podcasts that I want to share with you!! In each of these podcasts I share my journey through traumatic brain injury, and how yoga helped me heal. I also discuss how I use chair yoga — and how YOU can help make your practice more accessible to those with an injury, or just don’t want to get down to the floor. Click on the individual links to listen to the podcast, or find it wherever you like to listen to podcasts. The Chair Yoga Podcast Untapped Power Podcast Toward a Better Life Join me for weekly yoga on Patreon for only $10 or $25 per month.The post Have y ..read more
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Interested in trying Red Light Therapy??
Faces of TBI
by Amy Zellmer
1y ago
The #1 Red Light Therapy Company Vital Red Light a red light therapy company that provides you with professional products to use within your home. Red light, when given in targeted doses, is clinically proven to have a healing effect on your body. Red LED light therapy is used by many Hollywood celebrities, top athletes, and other health professionals. Now you too can benefit from this secret for better health.   A Professional Red Light Experience, At Home. Red light therapy is the best-kept secret for better health. Used by top Hollywood cel ..read more
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2022 Brain Injury Awareness Day Replay
Faces of TBI
by Amy Zellmer
2y ago
Please enjoy this replay of our 2022 Brain Injury Awareness Day virtual event! Thank you to all of the amazing presenters who gave their time and shared their story. A HUGE thank you to all of our sponsors who helped make this day possible: Integrated Brain Centers Hope After Brain Injury Mindful Dina Joy Lightbridge Self Care Sanctuary/Inspired Evolution Broken Wings Green Compass Brooke Mills – NCAD Alo Holistic Wellness Simone Fortier Here are some of the links and info from the presentation: Care Package: www.facesoftbi.com/carepackage Website: www.facesoftbi.com Facebook Group ..read more
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Concussion Discussions Book
Faces of TBI
by Amy Zellmer
2y ago
This anthology brings together 20 experts from around the country who share with you their advice and experience working with brain injury patients. As you explore the chapters, you’ll read about the numerous ways brain injury survivors can THRIVE in their recovery, often after traditional medicine left them struggling for answers. Additionally, you’ll learn about different symptoms associated with brain injury (headaches, dysautonomia, eye tracking, brain fog, dizziness, thyroid disorders, and more), as well as the importance of understanding your legal rights. If you or your loved one has ..read more
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Essential Oils and Brain Injury | Podcast
Faces of TBI
by Amy Zellmer
3y ago
Jodi Cohen, award winning journalist and founder of Vibrant Blue Oils, discusses the benefits of essential oils in functional neurology. By stimulating the parasympathetic nervous system, essential oils can shift the brain out of fight-or-flight mode and begin the healing process. Applying oils to trigger points on the body can benefit the entire system of the body, and aid in the recovery process in unexpected ways. Points of Interest:  (2:11) Jodi is a best-selling author, an award-winning journalist, functional practitioner, and founder of Vibrant Blue Oils. She has helped over 50,00 ..read more
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