Orthopedic Special Tests

Summary: 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, and when not to.   Til Luchau: Til Luchau here. Books of Discovery has been part of the massage therapy education world for over 20 years. […]

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Neuroinflammation (with Todd Hargrove)

Summary: Til & Whitney talk with Todd Hargrove of the Better Movement blog and podcast about neuroinflammation and its role in pain and health.   Whitney Lowe: Welcome to the Thinking Practitioner. Hi, this is Whitney Lowe and thanks for joining us on the Thinking Practitioner Podcast, where Books of Discovery has been part of the […]

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A View Across The Border – Jamie Johnston & Eric Purves

Summary: Whitney interviews Jamie Johnston and Eric Purves about massage education in Canada, the adoption of educational competencies for MTs in British Columbia, and special orthopedic tests.   Whitney Lowe: Hi, this is Whitney Lowe and ABMP is proud to sponsor The Thinking Practitioner Podcast. ABMP membership gives massage therapists and bodyworkers exceptional liability insurance, […]

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Interoception Is The Key, Like It Or Not

Summary Whitney interviews Til about his upcoming “Three Questions About Interoception” article in Massage & Bodywork magazine.   Whitney Lowe: Hi, this is Whitney Lowe and Books of Discovery has been a part of massage therapy education for over 20 years. Thousands of schools around the world teach with their textbooks, eTextbooks and digital resources. In […]

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To ITB, or Not To ITB? (Iliotibial Band Controversies, Conditions, and Approaches)

Summary: Whitney and Til unfold the controversies, compare thoughts, and share approaches for working with the iliotibial band.   Whitney Lowe: Welcome to the Thinking Practitioner. Hi. This is Whitney Lowe and ABMP is proud to sponsor the Thinking Practitioner Podcast. ABMP membership gives massage therapists and bodyworkers exceptional liability insurance, numerous discounts, and great […]

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Table Lessons (with Doug Nelson)

Summary Whitney talks to Doug Nelson about the challenges and learning experiences of a great massage career spanning over four decades.   Whitney Lowe: Welcome to the Thinking Practitioner. Hello, and welcome to the Thinking Practitioner. Today’s episode is sponsored by the HealWell Community. The HealWell Community is an interdisciplinary online community founded by massage […]

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Trauma, MDMA Psychotherapy, and the Body (with Marcela Ot’alora G.)

Summary Til Luchau talks about trauma, psychedelic psychotherapy, and the body, with Marcela Ot’alora G., the principal investigator in a very promising FDA-approved study into MDMA-assisted therapy for PTSD.   Til Luchau: ABMP is proud to sponsor the Thinking Practitioner Podcast. ABMP membership gives massage therapists and bodyworkers exceptional liability insurance, numerous discounts, and great […]

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Scars and Scar Tissue (with Cathy Ryan)

Summary Til and Whitney talk to Cathy Ryan RMT about her book ‘Traumatic Scar Tissue Management: Massage Therapy Principles, Practice and Protocols,’ co-authored with Nancy Keenan Smith.   Til Luchau: Til Luchau here. When I was looking for a publisher for a book I wanted to write, I was fortunate to have ended up with […]

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