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How to Assess and Treat Concussion

How to Assess and Treat Concussion Concussed chicks chat about the movie Concussion staring Will Smith. This movie opened up the conversation about head injury and brought awareness and laser-like focus on the NFL and of how concussion affects your life, relationships and suicidal thoughts to mainstream media and puts pressure on the NFL to [...]

By | 2018-12-10T16:37:24+00:00 December 27th, 2018|Concussion|Comments Off on How to Assess and Treat Concussion

How Dr. Corey Deacon Recovered From Concussion

Dr. Corey Deacon shares his story of how concussion changed his life during university. Dr. Corey Deacon recalls his first concussion at age 11 after playing hockey. Symptoms started after he played football, started with anxiety that he started to self-medicate with alcohol Raw and Real Disclosure Dr. Deacon shares that symptoms of concussions came [...]

By | 2018-12-10T16:25:41+00:00 December 18th, 2018|Concussion, Fascia Training Institute, Health & Wellness|Comments Off on How Dr. Corey Deacon Recovered From Concussion

Weight Gain after Concussion!

Weight Gain after Concussion I share briefly how my ADHD put my brain in overdrive after my second concussion in 2010. The nature of my physical injuries prevented me from working out for 5 years, but my weight did maintain even though through blood test I had a hypothyroid due to the stress, pain and [...]

By | 2018-12-10T16:25:32+00:00 December 14th, 2018|Concussion|Comments Off on Weight Gain after Concussion!

How Can You Tell if you Have a Concussion?

Does It Look Like You Have A Concussion? A concussion can happen to anyone at any time. Marcia( Concussed Chick) shares her story of how she had 3 concussions. Her first concussion happened in a car accident she was taken to the hospital, the medical personnel and emergency focused on her arm, as she could [...]

By | 2018-12-10T14:57:47+00:00 December 9th, 2018|Concussion|Comments Off on How Can You Tell if you Have a Concussion?

Predicting Performance Predicting Potential

Predicting Performance, Predicting Potential It's all in the structure, or is it? How Does a Team Decide?   Performance prediction is the cornerstone of sports medicine. It is essential in training and assessment of an athlete. Imagine it’s down to the last two players to be chosen on the team. Who gets the multi-million dollar contract [...]

By | 2018-12-10T15:04:04+00:00 October 30th, 2018|Fascia Training Institute, Health & Wellness|Comments Off on Predicting Performance Predicting Potential

Fascia Disorders – Frozen Shoulder

Fascia Disorders – Frozen Shoulder Once you have ruled out any pathology such as diffuse synovitis and capsulitis, the cause could be fascial. Although there is some evidence that suggests frozen shoulder is a result of a metabolic change or assault on the body. Why would that cause a restriction, particularly in the shoulder and [...]

By | 2018-10-30T07:19:26+00:00 October 30th, 2018|Fascia Training Institute, Health & Wellness|Comments Off on Fascia Disorders – Frozen Shoulder

Navigating the Complex Trauma Terrain Conference

Simone was invited to present with other healthcare professionals at Navigating Trauma conference. Simone Fortier BA BSC, Fascia Therapist, Manual Therapist, Medical Intuitor, Author -Fascia Training Institute Topic: How Trauma Reshapes Fascia and the Brain Simone will discuss how trauma both physical and emotional can change the shape of your body, in turn, affecting performance, [...]

By | 2018-12-10T15:21:03+00:00 October 24th, 2018|Events|Comments Off on Navigating the Complex Trauma Terrain Conference

How to treat Concussion

Elevate your practice by supporting those who have suffered a head injury. For more information please contact info@simonefortier.com Continuing Education Credits available. Ask us simonefortier.com  

By | 2018-12-10T15:04:12+00:00 October 8th, 2018|Concussion, Events|Comments Off on How to treat Concussion

How to Beat Brain Burps Book Release Fall 2018

Introducing Cinnamon the Fascia Catz and Snowy the Lymph Catz Fascia Training Institute and Simone Fortier are pleased to announce the launch of Simone's children's book " How to Beat Brain Burps" September 2018.   Here is what my editor is saying before its released. "Maybe I've tuned in more since meeting you, but I notice so many people [...]

By | 2018-12-10T14:58:41+00:00 August 20th, 2018|Events, Fascia Training Institute|Comments Off on How to Beat Brain Burps Book Release Fall 2018

Neurosomatic Workshop

Training the Trainer Taking classes and courses helps elevate a person's life and their skills as a practitioner. I look forward to taking the advanced courses in Posturology with Neurosomatics in Florida August 27th to August 31st, and incorporating the techniques into my practice. NEURO CERTIFICATION - A DEEPER LOOK The Neuro track of the [...]

By | 2018-08-21T08:41:37+00:00 August 20th, 2018|Concussion, Fascia Training Institute, Health & Wellness|Comments Off on Neurosomatic Workshop

How to Train your Fascia – Workshop

Fascia Training Program for - Athletic therapists/trainers, medical professionals, health care professionals and  strength and conditioning coaches. The Fascia Training Institute is pleased to announce the six module online training with a three day intensive workshop starting Fall 2018. This course is designed specifically for those with a solid understanding of anatomy and a desire [...]

By | 2018-12-10T15:04:26+00:00 August 20th, 2018|Fascia Training Institute, Health & Wellness, Lymphatic|Comments Off on How to Train your Fascia – Workshop

7 Step Concussion Protocol Workshop Review

Anatomy of Concussion The 5 Step Concussion Protocol has evolved into the 7 Step concussion protocol. Understanding head injury and awareness are essential in starting to treat a concussion. Understanding head injury and awareness are essential in starting to treat a concussion.The workshop held at Mount Royal University on August 11th & 12th was well [...]

By | 2018-08-21T08:38:55+00:00 August 20th, 2018|Concussion, Events, Fascia Training Institute, Health & Wellness|Comments Off on 7 Step Concussion Protocol Workshop Review