The Thinking Practitioner
55: What Is Success? (with Diane Matkowski)

55: What Is Success? (with Diane Matkowski)

December 29, 2021

Til Luchau and Whitney Lowe get personal with Diane Matkowski (The Massage Mentor) about what "success" means to each of them, and preview their upcoming online collaborative, the "Success is an Inside Job" training (learn more at bit.ly/thinking-success).

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

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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.)

54: Season Two Highlights - Best of the Thinking Practitioner Podcast

54: Season Two Highlights - Best of the Thinking Practitioner Podcast

December 15, 2021

Whitney Lowe and Til Luchau review highlights and key take-aways from their busy second season of interviews, conversations, and inquiries into the thinking behind effective hands-on work. 

The Ten Most-Downloaded Episodes from Season Two:

45: Fascia in Sport & Movement (with Robert Schleip)
38: Frozen Shoulder & Adhesive Capsulitis: Updating our Approach
42: Scars and Scar Tissue (with Cathy Ryan)
46: To ITB, or Not To ITB? (Iliotibial Band Controversies, Conditions, and Approaches)
47: Getting Over Over-Pronation (Ankle & Foot Function)
48: Psoas Work: Is it Safe? Is it Necessary? (Hip Jam rebroadcast)
44: Table Lessons (with Doug Nelson)
49: Interoception Is The Key, Like It Or Not (with Til Luchau)
43: Trauma, MDMA Psychotherapy, and the Body (with Marcela Ot'alora G.)
39: Are You Thinking Critically? (with Ruth Werner)

Find them all (and get the full transcript) at Til or Whitney's sites! 

Sponsor Offers: 

About Whitney Lowe  |  About Til Luchau  |  Email Us: info@thethinkingpractitioner.com

(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.)

53: Fascia: A Deep Dive (with Dr. Antonio Stecco)

53: Fascia: A Deep Dive (with Dr. Antonio Stecco)

December 1, 2021

Til and Whitney speak with fascial researcher, anatomist, and manual therapy teacher Antonio Stecco MD PhD about his research in to fascial properties, pain, and the effects of hands-on work.

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

Resources discussed in this episode:

  • Dr Stecco’s research and publications (NYU)
  • FM app on the Apple Store and Google Play
  • Dr Stecco’s site: fascialmanipulation.com
  • Papers mentioned in the episode:
    • Gerber et al., “A Systematic Comparison Between Subjects With No Pain and Pain Associated With Active Myofascial Trigger Points.”
    • Langevin, Helene M. et al. “Reduced Thoracolumbar Fascia Shear Strain in Human Chronic Low Back Pain.” BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 12, no. 1 (December 2011): 203. https://doi.org/10.1186/1471-2474-12-203.
    • Stecco, Antonio at al. “Ultrasonography in Myofascial Neck Pain: Randomized Clinical Trial for Diagnosis and Follow-Up.” Surgical and Radiologic Anatomy 36, no. 3 (April 2014): 243–53. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00276-013-1185-2.
  • Whitney Lowe’s Online Clinical & Orthopedic Massage Courses
  • Til Luchau’s site: Advanced-Trainings.com 

Sponsor Offers: 

About Whitney Lowe  |  About Til Luchau  |  Email Us: info@thethinkingpractitioner.com

(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.)

52: Orthopedic Special Tests (with Whitney Lowe)

52: Orthopedic Special Tests (with Whitney Lowe)

November 17, 2021

Til interviews Whitney about his use of Orthopedic Special Tests. Topics include:

  • The promise and the reality of special tests
  • Pros, cons, and controversies
  • When to use them, when not to.

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

Resources discussed in this episode:

Sponsor Offers: 

About Whitney Lowe  |  About Til Luchau  |  Email Us: info@thethinkingpractitioner.com

(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.)

51: Neuroinflammation (with Todd Hargrove)

51: Neuroinflammation (with Todd Hargrove)

November 3, 2021

Til & Whitney talk with Todd Hargrove of the Better Movement blog and podcast about neuroinflammation and its role in pain and health. Topics include:

  • What is neuroinflammation, and how is it relevant to hands-on work?
  • How does the concept of the "neuro-immune system" change things?
  • What are our levers for helping with neuroinflammatory conditions?

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

Resources discussed in this episode:

Sponsor Offers: 

About Whitney Lowe  |  About Til Luchau  |  Email Us: info@thethinkingpractitioner.com

(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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