Integrative Health Coaching; Dr. Cole on TedTalk; Football & Brain Disease

Episode 16.02 with Hosts Steve Kashul and Dr. Brian Cole. Broadcasting on ESPN Chicago 1000 WMVP-AM Radio, Saturdays from 8:30 to 9:00 AM/c.

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Segment 1: Health Counselor Karen Malkin discusses the focus and effectiveness of Integrative Health Coaching.

KarenBeing a Health Counselor and Psychology of Eating Coach brings together all the values for which I stand. I am passionate about supporting people in making transformations in their own lives without sacrificing their favorite foods. My approach combines cutting-edge science, the principles of Ayurveda and Traditional Chinese Medicine, and the psychology of eating with a practical approach to whole foods and healthy living. My clientele includes executives, professional athletes, men and women of all ages, students, and motivated individuals who are ready for a new level of vitality. Some of my specialties include cleansing, emotional eating, weight loss, the science of nutrition, high energy super foods and smoothies, supplementation, managing cravings, and healthy lifestyle makeovers.


Segment 2: Dr. Brian Cole announces his appearance on the TedTalk sanctioned event “Seize the Future”  with his discussion entitled “Sparing the Scalpel “. A surgeon’s perspective on the future of Orthopedic Medicine | Regenerative Medicine. Put it on your calendar for April 30th at Rush University Medical Center.

More information at www.tedxrushu.strikingly.com.

TED is an annual event where innovative, interesting, and motivated individuals are invited to share their insights and passions. TED stands for Technology, Entertainment, Design — three broad subject areas that are collectively shaping our future.

Attendees have called it “the ultimate brain spa” and a “journey into the future.” Ted events draw a wide array of speakers along with diverse audiences. Notable TED speakers include Bill Clinton, Jane Goodall, Frank Gehry, Paul Simon, Sir Richard Branson, Philippe Starck, and Bono.

List of Speakers for this Event       |        Introductory Video


Segment 3: Kevin Elavia from ATI Physical Therapy discusses concussion management; the importance of base-line testing; post-concussion syndrome;CTE concussion therapy and recovery; specialized training to understand the many components of concussion management and treatment; (CTE) brain disease in the NFL.

Whether it’s a minor sprain, or an injury that requires more comprehensive care, the highly-trained and skilled athletic trainers of ATI are experts in their field. ATI Athletic Trainers are certified healthcare professionals. We are experts in :

  • On-site services for practices, games and sporting events
  • Immediate and emergency care
  • Communication liaison with athletes, physicians, coaches and parents, assisting with injury management and safe return to play protocols
  • Nutrition programs, therapeutic massage and preventative care
  • Comprehensive concussion management program

Count on ATI Sports Medicine to treat your injury like a pro. You’ll benefit from our expertise in overall athletic health, plus injury prevention, evaluation and treatment.