Cristina checks into a listener’s questions about the effectiveness of a product called ‘Theraband Flexbar’ for tennis elbow. Adam looks at some headlines about a new Star Wars flick being filmed near you which are making the rounds on social media. Pat tests the panel’s knowledge with a Remembrance Day themed episode of everyone’s favourite mostly guessing game, ‘name that.’
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Theraband Flexbar Effectiveness
NY Times: Phys Ed: An Easy Fix for Tennis Elbow?
NPR: A Rubber Twist On Treating Tennis Elbow Pain
Addition of a Novel Eccentric Wrist Extensor Exercise to Standard Treatment for Chronic Lateral Epicondylitis: A Prospective Randomized Trial
Centre for Evidence Based Medicine
Video: Isokinetic Dynamometers
Star Wars Filming In a Town Near You?
Next Star Wars Movie to be Filmed Near Kingston, Ontario, Hundreds of Extras Needed – Channel 16 News
Sorry, America, Star Wars Is Not Shooting in a Town Near You – Vanity Fair
Next Star Wars Movie to be Filmed Near Frederick, Maryland
Next Star Wars Movie to be Filmed Near Regina, Saskatchewan, Hundreds of Extras Needed – Baldwin Post
No, a new “Star Wars” movie is not filming near Missoula – KRTV.com
Star Wars: Episode VIII – Wikipedia
Name That: Remembrance Day
John McCrae In Flanders Fields
Canadian Forces: Women in The Armed Forces
Wikipedia: Berlin To Kitchener Name Change
I just listened to Darren’s interview on the Ron Corbett show. Interesting and well done, Darren. For future discussions of ghosts and other paranormal sightings, I’d like to suggest Oliver Sacks’ 2013 book, Hallucinations. As you probably know, Sacks was a neurologist and he wrote many books for a general audience. Hallucinations talks about some of the many ways that otherwise normal people can experience things that aren’t really there. Sacks uses examples from his own practice and writes with great kindness and empathy, but also a respect for real science. Some of his examples of neurological events might be useful in a public discussion. One simple example he uses is the auras that many migraine sufferers experience. Most of us don’t think of those as hallucinations, but of course they are. But he uses case studies that are more dramatic as well, and he points to evidence that people with the same neurological condition will tend to have the same kind of experience, whether visual or auditory. And many of those experiences could be interpreted as paranormal events by someone not understanding the science.
Sorry, my comment above should have gone under the previous podcast!