The Thinking Practitioner
35: Resources That Inspire Our Learning

35: Resources That Inspire Our Learning

March 31, 2021

35: Til Luchau and Whitney Lowe share their top resources for information and inspiration, both professionally and personally, letting us in on everything from their favorite podcasts, playlists, books, and apps, to how they recharge and find meaning in their work and in their lives. 

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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.)

34: Thoracic Outlet Syndrome: What You Didn’t Know

34: Thoracic Outlet Syndrome: What You Didn’t Know

March 17, 2021

34: Whitney Lowe and Til Luchau share trivia, tips, tests, and techniques for working with thoracic outlet syndrome (TOS), including some cool self-care methods for you and your clients. Find out why TOS is “one of the most controversial topics in musculoskeletal medicine,” and how Til and Whitney actually work with TOS symptoms in practice. Download the handout with detailed episode notes, techniques and tests from http://a-t.tv/ttp-tos/

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Episode image from an 3D tomography image by Hellerhoff (public domain image).

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.)

33: Dealing With Adversity (with Drew Freedman)

33: Dealing With Adversity (with Drew Freedman)

March 3, 2021

Clinician and educator Drew Freedman talks about navigating many challenges of managing a busy clinic in the heart of Boston. The clinic was severely impacted by the Boston Marathon bombing and then again this past year during the Covid challenge. We discuss how to face adversity and how to continue looking forward and not let these challenges drag you down. 

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.)

32: Aging Well (with Art Riggs)

32: Aging Well (with Art Riggs)

February 17, 2021

Art Riggs was one of the first Certified Rolfers[tm] to publish a book about "advanced" techniques. His textbook (Deep Tissue Massage) was adopted by massage therapy programs worldwide, and as a result, his teaching and style has influenced tens of thousands massage and manual therapists in the decades since. Art talks with Til Luchau about his work, aging, self-care, and more. 

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.)

31: Headaches of Another Kind: Cervicogenic Headaches

31: Headaches of Another Kind: Cervicogenic Headaches

January 27, 2021

31: What are cervicogenic headaches? Are they even a thing, and if so, why are they particularly amenable to manual therapy and massage? Til Luchau and Whitney Lowe discuss these questions, and share some self-care tips for you and your clients. Download the handout with detailed episode notes, techniques and tests from http://a-t.tv/ttp-cgh/ 

Episode topics include: 

  • What kinds of headaches CAN manual therapy help with? 
  • What’s the controversy around cervicogenic headaches? 
  • What kinds of self-care help? 

Get the handout: a-t.tv/ttp-cgh/ or get the full transcript at Til or Whitney's sites! 

Resources and references discussed in this episode: 

  • Toby Hall, Kathy Briffa & Diana Hopper (2008) Clinical Evaluation of Cervicogenic Headache: A Clinical Perspective, Journal of Manual & Manipulative Therapy, 16:2, 73-80, DOI: 10.1179/106698108790818422 
  • Whitney Lowe’s site: AcademyOfClinicalMassage.com 
  • Til Luchau’s site: Advanced-Trainings.com 

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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