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Sacroiliac Joints: The Next Level (with Til Luchau & Whitney Lowe)

Summary: Whitney Lowe and Til Luchau dive deep into their differing (and shared) approaches to sacroiliac joint pain, pelvic anatomy, biomechanics, and much more, all in celebration of Whitney’s recent SIJ article and Til’s upcoming live-online hands-on training.   Whitney Lowe: The Thinking Practitioner Podcast is supported by ABMP, the Associated Bodywork & Massage Professionals. […]

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Ruth Werner – Long Term Lyme Disease: What Helps?

Summary: Can massage and bodywork help with long-term Lyme Disease? The answer has implications for working with similar conditions such as long COVID, post-viral syndromes, and more. Til Luchau talks it through with pathology writer Ruth Werner.   Til Luchau: The Thinking Practitioner Podcast is supported by ABMP, Associated Bodywork & Massage Professionals. ABMP membership […]

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Cal Cates – Intimacy, Sex & Massage: Strange Bedfellows?

Summary: Til Luchau talks with Cal Cates about “massage therapy’s sex problem:” how the profession’s “touchiness” about the intimacy-sensuality-sexuality continuum, however well-founded, might not be serving either our clients, nor ourselves.   Til Luchau: Hi. This is Til and The Thinking Practitioner podcast is supported by ABMP, Associated Bodywork and Massage Professionals. ABMP membership gives […]

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Fascia & Pain: What We Know (with Helene Langevin)

Summary: Famed fascial researcher Helene Langevin MD talks with Til and Whitney about what we know (and don’t know) about the role of tissue stiffness in pain; the effects of stretching on cell function and inflammation; contextual effects and placebos; and much more.   Whitney Lowe: The Fascia Research Society invites listeners of The Thinking […]

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Jules Mitchell – Stretching: Would Everyone Just Relax?

Summary: Whitney and Til have an in-depth conversation with Jules Mitchell (author of Yoga Biomechanics: Stretching Redefined) about topics like tissue change, flexibility, hyper-mobility as they relate to yoga and manual therapy.   Til Luchau: 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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Back Pain, Stiffness & Fascia (with Stuart McGill)

Summary: Legendary back pain researcher Stuart McGill (author of Back Mechanic and others) talks with Whitney and Til about spinal pain, fascia, biomechanics and other topics   Til Luchau: The Fascia research Society invites the listeners of The Thinking Practitioner Podcast to the sixth international Fascia Research Congress in Montreal, September 10th through 14th, 2022. Eight keynote speakers, including […]

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Women Leaders in Massage Therapy (with CG Funk, Ruth Werner, and Irene Diamond)

Summary: Women account for about 85 percent of Massage Therapists in the US. However, there isn’t always a corresponding representation of women as CE providers, conference headliners, or in other roles of visible leadership. Whitney and Til explore this phenomenon in discussions with three women leaders: CG Funk, Ruth Werner, and Irene Diamond, just a […]

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The Handspring Story (with Andrew Stevenson and Mary Law)

Summary: Til and Whitney talk with Andrew Stevenson and Mary Law, two of Handspring’s founders, about some very big recent news, and about their unique vision of a place where both long-established authors, as well as promising newer voices, could all share their knowledge and advance our field. Til Luchau: When I was looking for a […]

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Our Favorite Perspective Reversals

Summary: People change their minds– sometimes, radically. Learning, improving, refining, all involve changing how we saw things before. But is there a cost? And what makes changing our views such a challenge? Whitney and Til discuss the times their perspective took a 180° from how they used to think, and, about how that’s played out. […]

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