We are so happy to announce that the first ever study on Lauren’s integrative visuo-vestibular treatment protocol was published in July 2019! This article details the treatment strategy that is the basis for her clinical practice.  Check it out for free here!

Lauren has been busy presenting new research at a variety of courses.  Here are links to some of the abstracts:

  1. ACRM Annual Meeting 2018 & APTA’s CSM 2018 – Potential Role of Primitive Reflex Integration.
  2. ACRM 2018 & APTA’s CSM 2018 – Integration of Visuo-Vestibular Therapy

Lauren recently wrote an article discussing helmets – when to replace, what they prevent, what kind of helmet to buy.

She also wrote an article for Heber Valley Life Magazine about what to do to prepare your kids for the upcoming season, the benefits of baseline testing, and a brief overview on concussions.

Our Co-founder Lauren Ziaks was recently interviewed on Park City, Utah’s KPCW to briefly discuss concussions leading up to PC Connect’s panel discussion on TBI and mental health.  Check out her interview here!

Then read this great article summarizing the panel discussion in the Park Record.  The Park Record may ask you to sign in to read the article.  The content is free so have no worries about signing up!

Our relationship with Concussion Talk has been an incredible experience.  Check out our podcast collaborations with Nick below.  Our goal is to promote concussion awareness and education.

After a short hiatus we are back for Episode 10.  This is a longer one at 35 minutes but we detail dysautonomia and the impact on concussion/TBI recovery.  We also discuss the details of dyfunctional breathing which is a common side effect of TBI and can occur with OR without dysautonomia.

In Episode 9 Lauren and Nick talk about the importance of evidence based treatment for anxiety, depression, and post traumatic stress disorders.  There is so much out there that can help us with both our conscious and our subconscious stress and anxiety.  Check it out and then find an incredible provider near you!

Episode 8 is important for everyone, brain injury or not!  Here sleep health, cognitive behavioral therapy for insomnia, and the negative effects of sleep aids are discussed.

On episode 7 Lauren and Nick discuss her presentation at the annual ACRM conference covering Primitive Reflex Integration and concussion management.

Our first Facebook Live event was a difficult endeavor but we are proud of the result.  Here Lauren and Nick talk all things concussion/TBI including their own stories, how they got into the brain injury field and answered questions regarding social implications of concussion, how to handle emotional swings, and advice to listeners.

Parts 1 and 2 of Lauren’s review of the American Physical Therapy Association’s Combined Section Meeting from 2018.  Part 1 reviews the 2 posters presented at CSM including vision and vestibular therapy for the first 10 minutes and our groundbreaking work in Primitive Reflex Integration for the second 10 minutes.  Part 2 reviews the content provided at CSM and discusses chronic concussions, exercise, and return to function!

In collaboration with ConcussionTalk, Lauren joins in for a discussion on yoga and brain injuries.  Listen in to learn about the different types of yoga, how to get started, and how to accommodate your practice to you!

Listen to our 5th episode today! A review of what we know and what we don’t know about CTE from the Brain Injury Summit in Vail, CO.  Featuring our co-founder Melinda Roalstad.

Listen to our 4th episode today! A short, 15 minute review of supplements for your brain both immediately after injury and for long-term recovery!  Featuring Bri Goslin – a graduate from USC.  Check out our nutrition page to learn more.

Listen to our 3rd episode now! A quick 14 minute review of accommodations for school, work, and college!  Check out our accommodations page to learn more!

Listen to our 2nd episode now! A quick 13 minute review of exercise for brain injuries.  Why do you get that brain boost with exercise and how can you capitalize on it?

Listen to our 1st episode now! A quick 10 minute intro to all things Phoenix, concussions and healthcare.

Lauren recently discussed concussions, technology in the medical field, and Phoenix in this podcast by PTTechTalk.  Check it out below!

Melinda discussed the importance of baseline testing for concussion identification and management with the Park Record in August, 2017.

In the March issue of PT in Motion Lauren was one of four specialists interviewed for a Feature Article on Concussions.

Read more about concussions in winter action sports by the Denver Post.  Melinda was able to provide some incredible insight for this article.

Read a feature article from the Deseret News on Wasatch PT’s program and Lauren’s shift to concussion management.

Read Lauren’s Defining Moment essay from the American Physical Therapy Association’s PT in Motion.

Check out featured videos and podcasts from collaborations with Flowing Freeride and Concussion Talk Podcast: