Know Stroke Podcast

Welcome to the Know Stroke Podcast with your co-hosts Mike Garrow (stroke caregiver) & David Dansereau (stroke survivor). Listen back to Episode 1 of the podcast to hear our personal stories of how stroke impacted our lives and sparked a mission to amplify the voices, contributions, and achievements of change makers in stroke care.

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Music Credit to JAKEEZo on Soundcloud @user-257386777

Health & Fitness
Replay: Let's make it okay to say you're not okay
56 min
Achieving Balance (Part 1): Food as Medicine to...
Part 1 of a 2 part series on Achieving Balance Post Stroke with David
54 min
2023 World Stroke Day #GreaterThanStroke
32 min
Maximizing Safe Home Mobility Access: Addressin...
81 min
Leading the Stroke Care Revolution: A Conversat...
Innovations, Telehealth, and Digital Strategies Shaping the Future of Stroke Care
55 min
Pioneering Stroke Research: Dr. Broderick's TPA...
Driving Innovation and Advancing Stroke Care Through Research and Leadership
62 min
Redefining Recovery: Unleash Your Potential wit...
At the age of 39, Entin suffered a massive stroke. Since then, he has been fighting his way back—not only to rebuild his body, but to launch a second act helping other stroke survivors.
51 min
Translating Research into Practice: A Discussio...
Join us on this enlightening episode of Know Stroke Podcast as we delve into the world of stroke rehabilitation with the esteemed Professor Avril Drummond. As a renowned expert in healthcare research and an occupational therapist, Avril has dedicated her career to pushing the boundaries of stroke recovery.
52 min
Against All Odds: A Stroke & Carotid Artery Dis...
At a young age, Stacy Quinn went from being a healthy, fit woman to suffering a carotid artery dissection and stroke.
48 min
From a single weekend stroke caregiver and surv...
United Stroke Alliance's Co-Founder and Executive Director Marylee Nunley and CEO Larry Schaer to discuss how this dynamic duo has grown the alliance from a single person in a single community, to its expansion and now having offered 300 Retreat and Refresh Stroke Camps throughout the country.
72 min
When a therapist really knows the patient persp...
Michelle Ballasiotes spent her childhood in therapy in order to gain mobility after suffering a perinatal stroke, she now uses this lived experience as an Occupational Therapist.
59 min
Senator Ben Ray Luján: A Survivor's Voice for S...
A Senator's Personal Journey, Advocacy, and Solutions for a Stroke-Informed Future
54 min
Enhancing Stroke Rehabilitation & Recovery: Int...
Julie is Australia’s top stroke rehabilitation clinical trialist; developing and testing interventions to enhance recovery.
62 min
A model of Passion-Based Therapy: Discussion wi...
Stacie Broek shares her powerful story of surviving a stroke while in Japan, and her work to support other survivor's and their family through a model of passion based therapy.
48 min
Restoring Arm Mobility with Spinal Cord Stimula...
By using electrical stimulation of the spinal cord, researchers from the University of Pittsburgh and Carnegie Mellon University help restore arm and hand movement in patients who survived severe strokes.
50 min
Strengthening the Stroke Chain of Survival at U...
Dr Christopher Richards from UC Health speaks to the learnings of launching one of nations first mobile stroke units in the US.
59 min
Building Global Stroke Support Networks: Insigh...
In this episode we sit down with Sarah Belson, International Development Manager at the World Stroke Organization; leading, developing and implementing a program of capacity building activities for new and emerging patient stroke support organizations (SSOs) around the world.
54 min
Let's make it okay to say you're not okay: A di...
Tim Whitmire is a stroke survivor and co founder of the largest free men's fitness movement in the US. He speaks to us about what the power of community and being open about mental health meant to his journey with life after stroke.
64 min
Mike Garrow-AHA/ASA Voter's Choice Caregiver He...
Mike Garrow-AHA/ASA Voter's Choice Hero Award Nominee- 2023 - Please Cast Your Vote!
3 min
Stroke Has No Age Limit
Kyler tells us his story of what caused his AVM at the age of 15, and how he and his Mom are working together to raise awareness through the AVM Stroke Alliance.
51 min
Dr Eva Mistry; winner of the Robert G. Siekert ...
Eva A. Mistry, M.B.B.S., M.S.C.I., FAHA, , is an assistant professor of clinical neurology and rehabilitation medicine at the University of Cincinnati in Ohio. The Siekert New Investigator Award in Stroke recognizes Robert G. Siekert, who was the founding chairman of the American Heart Association's International Conference on Stroke and Cerebral Circulation, now known as the International Stroke Conference. The award encourages new investigators to undertake or continue stroke-related research.
47 min
The Putrino Way: combining technology with a hu...
In this episode we sit down with a David Putrino, Director of Rehabilitation Innovation for the Mount Sinai Health System in NYC.
71 min
A global community of Angels improving stroke p...
The Angels Initiative is a healthcare intervention by the German pharmaceutical company, Boehringer Ingelheim. Since 2016, an estimated 7,5 million patients have been treated in over 6,000 Angels hospitals worldwide, including more than 1,400 new stroke-ready hospitals established across the world with the help of Angels.
49 min
Delivering stroke care on the roads and in the ...
Interview with Professor Stephen Davis & Geoffrey Donnan of the Australian Stroke Alliance. Together they're developing novel mobile imaging, digital health and emergency transport technologies to radically transform stroke outcomes and deliver commercial benefits for all Australians.
54 min
Unlocking the human superpower of neuroplastici...
The processes by which the brain can learn new information, or recover after injury, are known as neuroplasticity. In this episode, we sit down with Mike Studer, PT, MHS, NCS, CEEAA, CWT, CSST a physical therapist certified as a neurological clinical specialist to discuss all things motor recovery post stroke.
44 min