Unlocking the human superpower of neuroplasticity with Dr. Mike Studer

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Unlocking the human superpower of neuroplasticity with Dr. Mike Studer

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,…
January 13, 2023

Unlocking the human superpower of neuroplasticity with Dr. Mike Studer

About Our Guest

Dr. Mike Studer has been a PT since 1991, and an NCS (Neurological Clinical Specialist) since 1995. He is co-founder and co-owner of Spark Rehabilitation and Wellness in Bend, where he is an adjunct professor at the OSU DPT program leading the coursework on motor control. Mike was recognized as the 2011 Clinician of the Year in the Neurologic and (in 2014) the Geriatric Academies of the APTA. He received the highest honor available in PT in 2020, being distinguished as a Catherine Worthingham Fellow of the APTA in 2020. Dr. Studer has authored over 35 articles, 6 book chapters, and is a consultant to Major League Baseball on the motor control of pitching and hitting. Fun Fact: Mike is the four time and current WR holder for the fastest underwater treadmill marathon, a mark that was set most recently in January 2022.  

To learn more and connect with Mike visit and be sure to watch his Tedx Talk “Seeing the Potential in Brain Recovery”

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Monday Jan 23rd– Join Co-Host David Dansereau’s Body in Balance Pre-Launch Book Tour and New Online Course Achieve Balance Preview –Register free

Friday Jan 27th-Stroke Awareness Oregon Exclusive Online Event with Upcoming Guest Mike Studer- Paid event $15

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Show Credits:

Music intro credit to Jake Dansereau, connect at JAKEEZo on Soundcloud @user-257386777.

Our intro welcome is the voice of Caroline Goggin, a stroke survivor and our first podcast guest! Please listen to her inspiring story on Episode 2 of the podcast. Thank you Caroline!

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