The Thinking Practitioner
40: How To (Not) Fix It (with Cal Cates)

40: How To (Not) Fix It (with Cal Cates)

June 9, 2021

40: Til and Whitney talk to Healwell’s Cal Cates about how their work with death and dying brought perspective and presence to their work as a massage therapist; and to living itself. 

 

Topics include: 

  • How is “being a massage therapist in the modern world a total setup”?
  • What do we say when our clients just want results?
  • How do our personal experiences influence the way we engage with our clients?

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(The Thinking Practitioner Podcast is intended for professional practitioners of manual and movement therapies: bodywork, massage therapy, structural integration, chiropractic, myofascial and myotherapy, orthopedic, sports massage, physical therapy, osteopathy, yoga, strength and conditioning, and similar professions. It is not medical or treatment advice.)

39: Are You Thinking Critically? (with Ruth Werner)

39: Are You Thinking Critically? (with Ruth Werner)

May 26, 2021

39: How often do we think about the assumptions that inform our decisions? Til Luchau talks to writer Ruth Werner about her recent work on critical thinking skills, steps, and stages. 

Topics include: 

  • What is the big deal about critical thinking? 
  • What are the signs that I might not be thinking critically?
  • Is intuition the opposite of critical thinking? And more.

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(The Thinking Practitioner Podcast is intended for professional practitioners of manual and movement therapies: bodywork, massage therapy, structural integration, chiropractic, myofascial and myotherapy, orthopedic, sports massage, physical therapy, osteopathy, yoga, strength and conditioning, and similar professions. It is not medical or treatment advice.)

38: Frozen Shoulder & Adhesive Capsulitis: Updating our Approach

38: Frozen Shoulder & Adhesive Capsulitis: Updating our Approach

May 14, 2021

38: Whitney Lowe & Til Luchau give a crash course on frozen shoulder/adhesive capsulitis, discussing recent research and comparing their respective views and strategies. Download the free handout with detailed episode notes, techniques and tests, and join them at the upcoming Shoulder Jam event via Whitney or Til’s sign-up link.  

Episode topics include: 

  • Types, terms, stages, and debates 
  • Who gets it, why, and what makes it stiff? 
  • What can we do about it, from biomechanical and biopsychosocial perspectives? 

Get the handout or get the full transcript at Til or Whitney's sites! 

Resources and references discussed in this episode: 

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(The Thinking Practitioner Podcast is intended for professional practitioners of manual and movement therapies: bodywork, massage therapy, structural integration, chiropractic, myofascial and myotherapy, orthopedic, sports massage, physical therapy, osteopathy, yoga, strength and conditioning, and similar professions. It is not medical or treatment advice.) 

37: Shoulder Pain, Impingement, & Rotator Cuff Issues: The Most Common of Problems

37: Shoulder Pain, Impingement, & Rotator Cuff Issues: The Most Common of Problems

April 28, 2021

37: Til Luchau and Whitney Lowe share their ideas, strategies, techniques, and tests for better results with the most common type of shoulder condition, subacromial pain syndrome (SAPS) and its myriad presentations, including rotator cuff pain, etc. Download the handout with detailed episode notes, techniques and tests from http://a-t.tv/ttp-saps/

Episode topics include:

  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome: SIS or SAPS?
  • Rotator cuff syndrome, labrum injuries, adhesive capsulitis, and more
  • Biomechanical and biopsychosocial perspectives and approaches

Get the handout or get the full transcript at Til or Whitney's sites!

Resources and references discussed in this episode:

Sponsor Offers: 

About Whitney Lowe  |  About Til Luchau  |  Email Us 

(The Thinking Practitioner Podcast is intended for professional practitioners of manual and movement therapies: bodywork, massage therapy, structural integration, chiropractic, myofascial and myotherapy, orthopedic, sports massage, physical therapy, osteopathy, yoga, strength and conditioning, and similar professions. It is not medical or treatment advice.)

36: Research and Education (with Robin Anderson)

36: Research and Education (with Robin Anderson)

April 14, 2021

36: Whitney Lowe talks with Robin Anderson about her new role as president of the Massage Therapy Foundation and how research plays an important role in our field. They also dive deep into some issues around curriculum design and the crucial importance of developing solid educational programs to ensure the future success of our field.  

Get the full transcript at Til or Whitney's sites!

Resources and references discussed in this episode: 

Sponsor Offers: 

About Whitney Lowe  |  About Til Luchau  |  Email Us 

(The Thinking Practitioner Podcast is intended for professional practitioners of manual and movement therapies: bodywork, massage therapy, structural integration, chiropractic, myofascial and myotherapy, orthopedic, sports massage, physical therapy, osteopathy, yoga, strength and conditioning, and similar professions. It is not medical or treatment advice.)

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